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Regimental number240
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKingston Road, Cheltenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Ambrose Foster, Kingston Road, Cheltenham, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 13th Company, Australian Army Service Corps.
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 March 1945

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