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George Samuel FOSKETT

Regimental number3175
Place of birthSofala, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Sofala, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoal miner
AddressKandos, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John William Foskett, Sofala, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 20 June 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley, Palestine
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 33), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Mary Jane FOSKETT, Sofala, New South Wales

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