Robert Hampton Costigan, Warwicks Regt

1890 Jul 18 Born Cambridge

1891 census at Victoria Road, Chesterton, Cambridge

1901 census at 14, Park Terrace, Cambridge

1911 census at The School House Wragby Road Lincoln, where he is an Assistant Schoolmaster

1915 Mar 5. Landed in France

1916 Aug 8. The undermentioned Warrant Officers, non-commissioned officers and men to be temporary Second Lieutenants (on probation), with effect from the dates shown: — R War. R. - Pte. R. H. Costigan, from A.S.C.

1917 Jun 21. Training Reserve. Temp. 2nd Lt. R. H. Costigan, from R. War. R., to be temp. 2nd Lt. 21 June 1917, with seniority 8 Aug. 1916.

1917 Nov 1. R Warwickshire Reg. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.), retaining present seniority:— R. H. Costigan, from Trg. Res. 1 Nov.

1918 Jun 23 Seconded to RAF

1919 May 5 Reverts to Warks Regy

1920 Dec 11. R War. R. Temp. Lt. R. H. Costigan relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1921 Jan 23 Joined ADRIC with service no 1594. O Coy

1921 Feb 13 Posted to N Coy After Trim as a Section Leader

1922 Jan 14 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jul/Sep Married in Coventry to Aileen J M Miller

1939 Register. Living at Coventry. He is an Interpreter & Salesman with wife Aileen

1940 Sep 21 His son uses his father's revolver to shoot himself

1940 Oct 26 find on having a gun

1942 Apr/Jun died Lambeth, London aged 52 - suicide