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William Edward FOSTER

Regimental number2580
Place of birthYarraville Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDentist
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Foster, 10 Acacia Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Dental Unit
FateReturned to Australia 23 April 1919
Date of death18 November 1947
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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