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Ernest Harold FOSTER

Regimental number1124
Place of birthCradley Heath, Staffordshire, England
SchoolSt Cornard Council School, Sudbury, South England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr A B Foster, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 May 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 11), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Ernest and Enzie FOSTER, Great Cornard, Sundbury, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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