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Claude Allen Foster

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83 Squadron RAF Badge.

83 Squadron RAF Badge.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Allen AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ404631 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 January 1914 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr & Mrs L. Foster, 236 Eastern Terrace, Beckenham, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    No 1 Wireless School - Montreal No 4 Bombing & Gunnery School - Fingal, Ontario No 1 M depot, New Brunswick, Maniton AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 November 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      scar on chest AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Presumed AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Claude Foster was the son of Lenard and Cathrine Foster, of Beckenham, Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    GenoaItaly AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

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29 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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