James Henry FOSTER

James Henry Foster Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Cycle Mechanic
Enlisted
17-November-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
41
Status
Single
Service No
1321
Rank
Private
Unit
14th Battalion, 4th Reinforcements
Embarked
22-December-1914
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
14 May 1915
Place
Gallipoli, Turkey
Cemetery or Memorial
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

James Foster landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. He was reported missing following a battle on 14 May. In April 1916 an AIF Court of Enquiry confirmed he had been killed. His body was never found.

25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign.