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Frederick Thomas Foster

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 70), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 70), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Foster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 57250 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 October 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ManakauManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Doreen (sister), Cook Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 57250 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 Bootmaker/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, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 15 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917, and marched into Sling Camp, 3 October 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 26 October 1917; joined 3rd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 9 November 1917, and posted to No 2 Company.
    Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 7 December 1917 (diarrhoea); rejoined unit, 24 December 1917.
    Adopts Regimental No 57250.
    Transferred to 1st Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 10 February 1918.
    Found guilty, 23 July 1918, of drunkenness while on picquet duty: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 29 October 1918; promoted Corporal, 6 January 1919.
    Marched out to England, 4 March 1919; marched in to Sling Camp, 10 March 1919.
    Found guilty, 24 April 1919, of being absent without leave from 2345, 7 April, to 1200, 14 April 1919: forfeited 7 days' pay.
    Marched into NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 6 June 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Ionic', 9 September 1919; disembarked Wellington, 25 October 1919; discharged, 22 November 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 177 days (of which 2 years 73 days were abroad) 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      70: 20 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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09 July 2016Stephen Grant FarrWanganui, New ZealandOther relative

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