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Regimental number2050
Place of birthHounslow, Middlesex, England
SchoolNorth Street School, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia33
ReligionChurch of England
Address35 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, R Foster, Sunbury, Suffolk, England
Previous military service2nd Vol. Btn Suffolk Regiment.
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death34.3
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert James and Marie Jeanette FOSTER. Native of Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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