Wednesday 11 March 2009

Private Thomas Charles Foster

Born on 4 November 1897 in Walthamstowe, Essex, England - son of Maria Foster, Essex, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Zurich, Ontario, trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 161st Battalion, CEF, in Hensal, Ontario, on 4 March 1916 (number 654545) - taken on the strnegth of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 29 December 1916 - wounded on 9 or 11 April 1917 - invalided to England on 5 May 1917.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My Grand Uncle any other info on him or where to find original would be greately appreciated Thank you for taking the time putting this up!!!