FOSTER, George

Service Number: 1267
Enlisted: 12 September 1914, Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: New Southgate, London N11, England, 1890
Home Town: Stepney, Norwood Payneham St Peters, South Australia
Schooling: Public Elementary School, London, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Guedecourt, near Bapaume, France, 15 January 1917
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 13 Headstone inscription reads: God be with you till we meet again
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, St Peters Heroes War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1267, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1267, 16th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1267, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1267, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the left loin
29 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 16th Infantry Battalion, Promoted at Mudros
3 Mar 1916: Transferred Sergeant, 48th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 16th Battalion to the 48th Battalion at Tel-el-Kebir
15 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1267, 48th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years

Son of Edward and Emily Foster; husband of Julia Emily Foster of 54 Nelson Street, Stepney, Adelaide, SA. :ater of Port Elliot, SA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal