Henry G. Costin

Private in the U.S Army

Background Information on the Medal of Honor

  • This award was for the bravest of soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, and coast guardsmen
  • They started awarding these awards in 1861
  • Highest military award given by the U.S government


About Henry Gilbert Costin..

  • Born: June 15, 1898
  • Death: October 8, 1918
  • Private in the U.S Army
  • Fought in World War 1
  • When he was awarded: October 8 1918
  • What happened: So what happened was that there was a request made for an automatic rifle team. Costin led the team, saved 100 prisoners, and retrieved several machine guns.
  • He was the first to volunteer
  • Had been seriously wounded, and died from those wounds


Bravery, selflessness, courage, determination, and faith

Bibliography

Works Cited

American Medal of Honors. N.d. Photograph. Web.

Henry Gilbert Costin. N.d. Photograph. Web.

"Medal of Honor - Laddie Stupka - Cache Listing - OpenCaching North America - Geocaching in North America." Medal of Honor - Laddie Stupka - Cache Listing - OpenCaching North America - Geocaching in North America. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Nov. 2013.

World War 1. N.d. Photograph. Web.