Charles James FOSTER

Badge Number: MS760
MS760

FOSTER, Charles James

Service Number: 3233
Enlisted: 17 March 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Bedford, England, 1888
Home Town: St Peters, Norwood Payneham St Peters, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Adelaide, South Australia, 14 August 1934, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dudley Park Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

17 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3233, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
27 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3233, 32nd Infantry Battalion
27 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3233, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Malakuta, Adelaide
5 Dec 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 31st Infantry Battalion, From 32nd Battalion
27 Jun 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 47th Infantry Battalion, From 31st Battalion
23 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 31st Infantry Battalion, From 47th Battalion
25 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 8th Machine Gun Company, From 31st Battalion
27 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3233, 31st Infantry Battalion, Shell wound to the left thigh
21 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3233, 31st Infantry Battalion, Second occasion. Slight
30 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3233, 31st Infantry Battalion, Third occasion. Gunshot wound to the right knee
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3233, 31st Infantry Battalion
21 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3233, 31st Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 4th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Emily Foster of 54 Nelson Street, St Peter's, SA

At the time of death his was living in the Prospect area, SA

Commenced return to Australia on 10 July 1919 aboard HT Port Lyttleton disembarking on the 5 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal