Frank Leslie FOSTER

FOSTER, Frank Leslie

Service Number: 21343
Enlisted: 6 October 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 7th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Scarborough, England, 1894
Home Town: Morningside, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 1939, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 21343, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
11 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 21343, 9th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 21343, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
18 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, From 9th Artillery Brigade
16 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, SN 21343, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, Discharged at the 1st Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Foster of Stephens Street, Morningside, QLD

Served his 5 year apprenticeship with Willcox of Scarborough, England

Commenced return to Australia on 11 May 1919 on board HT Zealandia disembarking on 28 June 1919 in Melbourne for onward travel to Sydney

In March 1937 he was residing at 209 Parramatta Road, South Annandale, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal