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Charles Edward William FOSTER

Regimental number251
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNone
AddressValley Heights, Western Line, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, C N Foster, Valley Heights, Western Line, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDischarged 22 December 1916
Discharge date27 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged, 27 December 1915, on being granted a commission in the Royal Flying Corps.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1939 RAF Officers' Hospital, Uxbridge, England
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOSTER Charles Edward William

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