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William Charles FOSTER

Regimental number3749
Date of birth1890
Place of birthBelair, South Australia
SchoolBrownhill Creek Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Foster, Renmark, South Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 April 1917
Age at death26.8
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial A18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Alfred and Rose Jane Foster, Renmark, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2111 Pte John Frederick FOSTER, Light Horse Details, returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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