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John Timaru Foster

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Timaru AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    35001 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 May 1905 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 2 Murphy Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Foster (father), 25 Matai Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Divorced AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    35001 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed, he fell from a top story barracks window AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Foster was the son of John Foster and of Alice Foster (nee Hagerty), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    SyriaMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanon AWMM 4. D. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 157 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      Henderson, J. (1954). p.177 AWMM

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