Edward Ollie (Ted) FOSTER

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FOSTER, Edward Ollie

Service Numbers: N391740, N445997
Enlisted: 28 May 1942, Canterbury, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Garrison Battalion
Born: Adelong, New South Wales, 13 August 1900
Home Town: Balmain, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Died of Illness, Queensland, 7 November 1944, aged 44 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

28 May 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N391740, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Canterbury, New South Wales
23 Dec 1942: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N391740, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
24 Dec 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N445997, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Paddington, New South Wales
25 Dec 1942: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N445997, 2nd Garrison Battalion, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
7 Nov 1944: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N445997, 2nd Garrison Battalion, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography

Ted had enlisted for service in WW1 at Cootamundra on 02 Nov 1918 by raising his age by 3 years. When his actual age was revealed his father was required to give consent. In a telegram Ted's father stated he did NOT give his consent.

The following year Ted enlisted in the Australian Navy