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Vaughan Edgar FOSS

Regimental number30756
Place of birthDongarra, Western Australia
SchoolCarnarvon State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressCarnarvon, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, C D V Foss, Carnarvon, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 10, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBayonvilliers, France
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 3), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Denroache Vaughan and Alma Charlotte FOSS, Carnarvon, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 268 Sergeant Denroach Hubert FOSS, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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