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John Grierson Foster

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 30), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 30), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Grierson AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11151 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1883 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Trevor H. Foster (brother), Riccarton Station Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11151 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Accountant/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • "Lieut. John Grierson Foster, killed in action in France on October 2nd, was a son of the late Mr. Reginald Foster, for many years stock inspector in North Canterbury (N.Z.) Lieut. Foster before the war was an accountant in the local branch of the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company, Ltd." (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. December 27 1916 p. 209) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Leave a note

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  • The Cathedral Grammar School Records (the school he went to) shows that John Grierson Foster was born on the 8th of January 1883
    Public - Mollie - 12 March 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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12 March 2015MollieChristchurch New Zealand Other

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