The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Capt. Charles Barry Costin, M.C.

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - C.B. Costin

Lieut. C.B. Costin

Lieut. C.B. Costin (1908)


The Connecting File, Vol XII, No. 2, April 1933

Lieut.-Colonel C.B. Costin-Nian, M.C., Royal Tank Corps, was married at St Mary's Cathedral, Cairo, Egypt, on the 12th April [1933] to Miss Frances Tate, of Kentucky. The bridegroom commands the new 6th Bn., Royal Tank Corps, which was recently forms, and served with The RCR with his brother from 1906-1915, when he joined his father's old Regiment (W. York R.) in France in 1915. Having lived in an Officers' mess for 25 years, he couldn't eat another bite of mess food and got married at last!

Medal Group, as described July 2010 (on the British Medal Forum)

Date of Birth - 7 Dec 1887

Date of Death - 25 Apr 1964; COSTIN-NIAN, Charles Barry, M.C.; Splash Point, Seaford Head, Sussex, A Lieutenant-Colonel in Her Majesty's Army (Retired).