James Foster (1898-1916)
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.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JAMES FOSTER
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Thursday, September 28, 1916
- record ID: 749695
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #749695)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2520334)