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