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William Martin FOSTER

Regimental number2421
Place of birthLismore New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinGuardian, Mrs Mary McKay, Orion Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Date of death8 March 1963
Place of burialCairns Civil Cemetery

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