Arthur FOSTER

FOSTER, Arthur

Service Number: 4331
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Bradford, England, 1878
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4331, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company), Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
1 Jun 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4331, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
1 Jun 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 4331, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Fremantle
1 Jun 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 4331, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company)
1 Jun 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 4331, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Fremantle
29 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4331, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company), Gunshot wound to the hip. Invalided to England on 9 December 1917
12 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4331, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company), Discharged at the 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Frances Elizabeth Foster nee Kingston of 585 Trafalgar Street, Kalgoolie, WA. Father of Arthur John Kingston Foster

Arthur and Frances were married in Perth, WA during 1904c

Commencd return to Australia on 19 April 1919 aboard HT Sardinia disembarking 28 May 1919

British War Medal, Victory Medal