|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Islington, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, A.N. Foster, Islington, Lawn, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA49 Seang Choon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||45th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Bn, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915. Wounded in action, 20 May 1915; transferred to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 31 May 1915; rejoined unit, 16 August 1915. Evacuated from Gallipoli, disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915. Transferred to 53rd Bn, 13 February 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 6 August 1916. Wounded in action (second occasion), 7 June 1917; rejoined unit, 16 June 1917. Wounded in action (third occasion), 23 September 1917; discharged to duty, 27 September 1917.
Commenced return to Australia, 1 August 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal