Henry Clinton FOSS MiD

FOSS, Henry Clinton

Service Number: 404
Enlisted: 24 October 1914, Guildford, Western Australia
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1889
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth Boys' School, Western Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, France, 3 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: Bruce Rock District WW1 Roll of Honour, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

24 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Guildford, Western Australia
17 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, 404, 10th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Surada embarkation_ship_number: A52 public_note: ''
17 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, 404, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Surada, Fremantle
21 Aug 1915: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, "For gallantry (when he) volunteered to bomb Turks from barricade on Kaiajik Aghala. (He) held on for 31 hours and repulsed 3 Turkish attacks on the barricade."
3 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 28th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: awm_unit: 28 Battalion awm_rank: Second Lieutenant awm_died_date: 1917-05-03

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