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Joseph Alfred FOSTER

Regimental number2137
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Addressc/o Mrs A E Holden, 19 Seymour Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, 43 Ross Street, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death4 July 1957

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