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George FOSTER

Regimental number1267
Place of birthNew Southgate, London N11, England
SchoolPublic Elementary School
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Foster, 54 Nelson Street, Stepney, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 January 1917
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 13), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Emily FOSTER: husband of Julie E. FOSTER, 54 Nelson Street, St. Peter's Stepnen, Adelaide, South Australia. Native of New Southgate, London, England~

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