Arthur John FOSTER

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FOSTER, Arthur John

Service Number: 981
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Enlisted at Edenhope, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: St Mary's Road, Plaistow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, 1895
Home Town: Edenhope, West Wimmera, Victoria
Schooling: Harold Road Public School, Plaitstow, Essex
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 12 December 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 981, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Edenhope, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 981, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 981, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles HEnry and Emma Foster of Queen's Road, Upton Park, London, UK

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

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 20 and the son of Charles Henry and Emma Foster, of 213, Queen's Rd., Upton Park, London. England.

[Births Sep 1895   Foster Arthur John W. Ham 4a 70]