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Henry Charles FOSTER

Regimental number4414
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
SchoolWoolahra Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address3 High Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Foster, 3 High Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.H.J. and Maggie FOSTERT, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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