James Foster (1898-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

FOSTER, JAMES. Private. No 21486. 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Glossop 21.7.1898. Son of Emma Foster, 47 Dock Street, Huddersfield. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School, Huddersfield. Employed as a tailor's presser by Messrs Brook and Sugden and Company. Single. Enlisted June 1915. Served 10 months in Egypt and then was transferred to France in July, 1916. Killed in action, 28.9.1916, aged 18 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Son of Private JAMES THOMAS FOSTER killed, 15.10.1915, in France.

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