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Herbert FOULSUM

Regimental number726
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressGardiner Street, Mt Lawley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinHalf-Si, Miss E Fraser, Gardiner Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll231
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 211 Lt William Charles FOULSUM DCM, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.

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