Peter Karin FOSTER

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FOSTER, Peter Karin

Service Number: 2028
Enlisted: 27 November 1915, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
Born: Dungowan, New South Wales, Australia, 1884
Home Town: Dungowan, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Dungowan and Woolomin Public Schools, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmer/Grazier
Died: Killed in action, Rafa, Egypt, 9 January 1917
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
Row F, Grave 433
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Nundle Shire WW1 Honour Roll, Tamworth ANZAC Park Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

27 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2028, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
16 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2028, 7th Light Horse Regiment
16 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2028, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Malakuta, Sydney
7 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, Transferred from the 7th Light Horse Regiment to the Camel Corps
11 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, In the field
24 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, Promoted at Serapeum
9 Jan 1917: Involvement Sergeant, SN 2028, 1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Alice Foster; brother of Nicholas John Foster of 'Eulella', Dungowan via Tamworth, NSW and Thomas H. Foster of Auburn, NSW

27 September 1916 - to hospital with Tonsilitis

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal