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Regimental number3704
Place of birthHewell near Redditon, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Foster, Park Cottages, Hewell, Redditch, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHargicourt, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHargicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ann FOSTER; husband of Miriam Theresa FOSTER, 38 Mount Pleasant, Redditch, Worcestershire, England

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