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Thomas Francis FOSTER

Regimental number7589
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Thompson, 142 Camden Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death33
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
40
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza FOSTER. Native of Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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