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Thomas John FOSTER

Regimental number6070
Place of birthBen Lomond New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, William Foster, Burringbar, Tweed River, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5827 Pte James FOSTER, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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