Milton James FOSTER

Regimental number795
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address134 Witenoon Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Charles Foster, 134 Witenoon Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF28
Promotion date: 31 January 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: INF28
Promotion date: 1 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919