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Full Name
Jacob Foster
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Jacob
Surname
Foster
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
67316
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Stevedore
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Foster (mother), Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 137
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
7 December 1943
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1943
Cemetery Name
Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IX. E. 20.
Biographical Notes
Son of Alexander and Mary Foster, of Lautoka, Viti Levu. Fiji.
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