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Name:
James Foster
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J
Service No.:
420051
Date of Birth:
13-January-1882
Place of Birth:
Butterknowle
Age at Death:
23
Ranks:
Lance Sargeant
Unit:
Canadian Expeditionary Force, Manitoba Regiment, Infantry Corps, 16th Battalion
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on 2nd January, 1915, aged 22 years and 9 months
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Shipper
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
8-January-1916
Place of Death:
At or near Courcelette
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of William and Catherine Foster, 43 Foundry Street, Shildon

Notes:

For full details and original source references, seeĀ dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk

 

Commonwealth War Graves record states that he died Between 8 October 1916 and 9 October 1916. Dominion Geordies state: "Previously for official purposes presumed to have died, now reported Killed in Action". He was killed whilst taking part in the vicinity of Courcelette. No further details are available.

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Sources:
First Name: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Last Name: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Initials: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Service: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Ranks: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Service Number: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Unit: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Date of Birth Day: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Birth Month: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Birth Year: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Place of Birth: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Age at Death: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Place Enlisted: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Civilian Employment: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Death Day: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Death Month: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Date of Death Year: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Place of Death: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; Overseas Commemorated: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Family Details: http://dominiongeordiesinww1.co.uk/interactive-database/; cwgc.org; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;