Jacob Foster Unknown date of birth - Died 7 December 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number67316 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Stevedore AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Foster (mother), Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number67316 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Lance Corporal AWMM; Infantry Reinforcements AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Alexander and Mary Foster, of Lautoka, Viti Levu. Fiji. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death7 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameSangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceIX. E. 20. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Jacob Foster by laying a poppy. Hubert Foster Hubert Alan Foster Jacob Foster James Foster James Foster Lay a poppy for 2016 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.