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William Alexander Foster

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 241 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 241 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/846 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Chamberlain School, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Foster (father), 84 Andover Street, Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/846 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
      London Gazette 22.2.1919 AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Brought to notice of the Secretary of State for War (S.) AWMM
      Communiqué from the War Office, 7 August 1917; Staff Quartermaster-Sergeant, New Zealand Medical Corps Communiqe from the War Office, 7 August 1917 Brought to notice of the Secretary of State for War for valuable services rendered in connection with the WarStaff Sergeant-Major, New Zealand Medical Corps Communiqe from the War Office, 13 March 1918 Brought to notice of the Secretary of State for War for valuable services rendered in connection with the war. AWMM
    • Brought to notice of the Secretary of State for War (S.) AWMM
      Communiqué from the War Office, 13 March 1918; Staff Quartermaster-Sergeant, New Zealand Medical Corps Communiqe from the War Office, 7 August 1917 Brought to notice of the Secretary of State for War for valuable services rendered in connection with the WarStaff Sergeant-Major, New Zealand Medical Corps Communiqe from the War Office, 13 March 1918 Brought to notice of the Secretary of State for War for valuable services rendered in connection with the war. AWMM

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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