Jacob Foster Unknown date of birth - 7 December 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number67316 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJacob AWMM SurnameFoster AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number67316 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMStevedore AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMApiaSamoaPacific Islands AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Foster (mother)ApiaSamoaPacific Islands AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number67316 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Alexander and Mary Foster, of Lautoka, Viti Levu. Fiji. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death7 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSangro River War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceIX. E. 20. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Jacob Foster by laying a poppy. Hubert Alan Foster J.P. Foster Jacob Foster James Foster James Foster Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Jacob Foster Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28 (Maori) Battalion Roll of Honour originally published in Cody (1956). Digital copyhttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor-_N100649.htmlSources UsedCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2377889Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 9: WW2 137 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.