Edith Annie FOSTER

FOSTER, Edith Annie

Service Number: N/A
Enlisted: 21 November 1914
Last Rank: Nursing Sister
Last Unit: 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
Born: London, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Vaucluse, Waverley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
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World War 1 Service

21 Nov 1914: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, SN N/A
28 Nov 1914: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
28 Nov 1914: Embarked 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney
1 Dec 1915: Promoted Australian Army Nursing Service, Nursing Sister, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
11 Dec 1918: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service, Nursing Sister, SN N/A

Remarkable Human Being

Edith Annie Foster arrived in Australia on the ship "ASSAYE" 3rd September 1883 with her family at 8 years of age. They departed from Plymouth. Father Charles aged 40 (Occupation Hosier), Mother Anne aged 37, brother Thomas Charles age 13, sister Florence 12, brother Ernest age 10, sister Alice age 7, sister Beatrice age 4, sister Ethel age 2 and infant brother Samuel.

Nurse Coast Hospital 1885-88, Govt Asylums Dept 1898-1901: Snr nurse Rookwood 1901-08: active service AIF WW1 Egypt, France Eng..Aust.: sister 4 Gen. Mil. Hosp. 1919-27: Matron Home of Peace for the Dying from 1927: mbr Vic. League, Anzac Fellowship of Women, Empire Serv. Club, Army Nursing Sisters, ATNA.

Sister Edith Annie Foster NURSE S 390 Joined on October 1914 - enlisted No 2 Aust. Gen. Hosp. 25th November 2014. Served Harefield England, Abbeville and Rouen France.

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