Arthur Foster HM Army

Arthur Cedric Foster HM Army (1891 - 1915)

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2nd-Lt. Arthur Cedric Foster HM Army
Born in Caton Green, Lunesdale, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Profile last modified | Created 12 Aug 2016
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Categories: Killed in Action, United Kingdom, World War I.


Arthur Cedric Foster (1891-1915) was the son of Lt.-Col, the Rev. Arthur Wellesley Foster & his wife Alice Madeline née Jordan.
He was educated at Eton & Exeter college Oxford.
In 1914 he entered the Diplomatic Service when he was made an Attaché to the British Legation at Stockholm, Sweden. He was at home when WW1 broke out on the 28 July 1914.
Having obtained his release from the Foreign Office he joined the Army on the 18th of September 1914.
He went to France Jan. 12th 1915, was wounded in action at Neuve Chappell on March the 11th 1914, dying the following day.


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