John Henry FOSTER


FOSTER, John Henry

Service Number: 7489
Enlisted: 12 September 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Birmingham, England, 1886
Home Town: Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brushmaker
Died: Killed in action, France, 18 September 1918
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row T, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7489, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
21 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7489, 14th Infantry Battalion
21 Nov 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7489, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 24 years

Son of George Foster of 3 Palace Road, Small Heath, Birmingham,  England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal