Reginald Daryll FOSTER

FOSTER, Reginald Daryll

Service Number: 383
Enlisted: 24 March 1916, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Division Cyclist Company
Born: Hull, England, 1892
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Mecahnic & Motor Drive
Died: Queensland, Australia, 16 December 1969, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: North Rockhampton Cemetery, Qld
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 383, 4th Divisional Cycle Corps, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
1 May 1916: Involvement Private, 383, 4th Division Cyclist Company, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Clan McGillivray embarkation_ship_number: A46 public_note: ''
1 May 1916: Embarked Private, 383, 4th Division Cyclist Company, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
22 Mar 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, In France
29 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, 383, Discharged at the 1st Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Reginald and Meta Reeves Foster nee Birch

Next of kin given as George Henry Birch of Criteron Hotel, Rockhampton, QLD

Husband of Mary Dorothy Canning Foster nee Birch. Reginald and Mary were married in Queensland on 6 October 1938

Commenced return to Australia on 9 August 1919 aboard HT Ceramic disembarking on the 4 October 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Previously served in the Hymer's College Cadets for 4 years