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John Archibald FOSTER

Regimental number1650
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
Address3 Edward Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Lilian Foster, 3 Edward Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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