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Regimental number64271
Place of birthElsternwick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 8"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Andrew Foster, 116 Guildford Road, Maylands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces for 5 years.
Enlistment date18 February 1918
Place of enlistmentFremantle, Western Australia
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, Western Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board SS Port Darwin on 19 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Details
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOSTER Andrew

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