|Place of birth||Bandon, Cork, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Rev J D Foster Ma, Penbroke, Carlow, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Hamilton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||No 1 Australian General Hospital|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||111|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Staff Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Medical Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 18 May 1915; promoted to rank of Lance Corporal, 14 July 1915; promoted to Acting Sergeant, 28 October 1915.
Discharged to duty from Ras-el-Tin Convalescent Home, Alexandria, 10 January 1916 (sore throat); promoted to Staff Sergeant, 31 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force; disembarked Marseilles, 6 April 1916; granted leave from Rouen, 29 May 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 14 May 1917; granted leave, 4 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 13 February 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 5 August 1918 (jaundice). Embarked Rouen on HS 'West Australia', 17 August 1918, and admitted to Reading War Hospital (aenemia); discharged on furlough, 20 September 1918. Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 4 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 January 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 3 March 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FOSTER Thomas Benjamin|