Henry Joseph FOSTER

FOSTER, Henry Joseph

Service Number: 7205
Enlisted: 7 November 1916, Enlisted at Devonport, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia, 1 January 1889
Home Town: Spreyton, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Memorials: Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Municipality of Kentish Honour Roll, South Spreyton Baptist Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

7 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7205, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Devonport, Tasmania
10 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7205, 12th Infantry Battalion
10 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7205, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
18 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 7205, 12th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 6th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Reid Foster and Emily Jane Foster of South Spreyton, Tasmania. Christened on the 17 March 1889 at Latrobe, Tasmania

Commenced return to Australia on 18 July 1919 on board HT Takada dismbarking on the 10 September 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal