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William John FOSTER

Regimental number1760
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Addressc/o Hall Bros, Prime Street, Grafton, New South Wales
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, George Henry Foster, Allora, Queensland
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 9 September 1915


Recommendation date: 30 November 1915


Recommendation date: 8 December 1915


Recommendation date: 16 January 1916


Recommendation date: "25 April-20 December 1915"

FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Date of death11 January 1949
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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