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Regimental number5827
Place of birthBen Loman New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMalanda, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Foster, Burringbar, Tweed River, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6070 Pte Thomas John FOSTER, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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