Leslie Clift FOSTER

FOSTER, Leslie Clift

Service Number: 41
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia, 1965, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Maitland High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 41, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 41, 2nd Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 41, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 41, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Wounding occurred between 25-30 April 1915. Wound to left leg
4 Sep 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 41, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as Wounded

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry and Ella Gertrude Foster of East Maitland, NSW. Brother of Nea R. Foster, Ella J. Foster and William G. Foster

During 1940 Leslie married Lydia Mary Bowker in the Chatswood district, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 11 March 1916 aboard HT Suevic disembarking on the 22 April 1916

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal