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Clarence Charles FOSTER

Regimental number829
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremont
ReligionChurch of England
Address134 Wittenoom Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, Miss Ellen Mary Foster, Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service13th Field Company Army Engineers; Citizen Forces
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death20
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IX, Row M, Grave No. 3), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Charles and Ruth FOSTER. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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