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Frank Ernest Foster

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2152 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WellingtonNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William B Foster, Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2152 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      145 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Sydney, 4 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 October 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 31 December 1916; taken on strength, 55th Bn, 8 February 1917.
    Detached to 14th Infantry Brigade Headquarters as Bandsman, 26 July 1917.
    Appointed Corporal, 4 September 1918; Lance Sergeant, 1 November 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 15 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 7 January 1919.
    Appointed Temporary Sergeant, 5 March 1919.
    Marched out to England for return to Australia, 30 April 1919. Reverted to Lance Sergeant on entraining for RTA.
    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 August 1919; discharged, 24 September 1919. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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