George FOSTER

Poppy

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
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1267, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Morphettville, SA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1267, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
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: ''
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

Help us honour George Foster's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

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