William Foster Born 25 May 1888 - Died 16 November 1915 PDF Print Share Key details Service number9/698 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Trooper AWMMOtago Mounted Rifles AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam AWMM SurnameFoster AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9/698 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionPresbyterian, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth25 May 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Place of birthDunedin, Otago, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Birth notes Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Tarras, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs C. Foster (mother), Lowburn Ferry, Cromwell, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 Dec 1914 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number9/698 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMOtago, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 14 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 13 or HMNZT 14 or HMNZT 15 AWMMVessel was Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter AWMMTrooper AWMMOtago Mounted Rifles AWMM2nd Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMMDied of enteric AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM6' 0.5" AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM173 lb AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Trooper AWMMOtago Mounted Rifles AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Christina Foster, of Lowburn Ferry, Cromwell, Central Otago, and the late Edward FosterAdmitted to NZ Field Ambulance, 13 August 1915 (pleurisy); transferred to Base Hospital, Anzac, 13 August 1915; transferred by HS 'Salta' to Malta, and admitted to hospital, 17 August 1915 ('seriously ill': debility); listed as 'dangerously ill' (debility and pleurisy), 12 October 1915.Died of interior bronchial pneumonia, 16 November 1915.Parents: Christina Foster, Lowburn Ferry, Cromwell, Central Otago, and the late Edward Foster AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death16 November 1915 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Place of death Death notesMalta to Gallipoli AWMM Cemetery namePieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM Grave referenceD. V. 5. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Foster by laying a poppy. Walter Foster Walter Edward Foster William Foster William Alan Foster William Alexander Foster Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Foster Leave a note Contribute › Processing In loving memory of my grandmothers brother. I have postcards he sent from war plus photos. He was one of 3 brothers who went to WW1 and never returned. We will never forget. Public - Anna - Other Relative - 20 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21004414Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C5058Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 241 AWMMNZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 20 April 2015AnnaChristchurch New ZealandOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.