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Frederick Gascoyne FOSTER

Regimental number220
Place of birthDerby, England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationStation hand
AddressTwo Wells, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.8
Height6' 0.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMr Thomas Foster, Wellington, Derbyshire, England
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years 2 months in the 1sr & 2nd Notts & Derby Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Fate21/12/1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date23 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 21 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 23 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 May 1953
Age at death62
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOSTER Frederick Gascoyne

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