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Thomas George FOSTER

Regimental number6018
Place of birthLatrobe, Tasmania
SchoolSouth Spreyton State School, Tasmania
Other trainingNil
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Foster, Latrobe, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25.7
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 35), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Reid and Emily Jane FOSTER; husband of Ada Louisa FOSTER, South Spreyton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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