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Remembered Today: Gunner William Corbett FOSTER, 46th Heavy Trench Mortar Battery, RFA who died on 8th January 1917, Foncquevillers Military Cemetery


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Remembered Today:

Gunner William Corbett FOSTER,

46th Heavy Trench Mortar Battery, RFA who died on 8th January 1917, Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

William Corbett Foster of Wolverhampton was died 8th January 1917 whist serving with the Trench Mortar Battery of the Territorial 46th (North Midland Division). The 46th Heavy Battery were formed 20th June 1916.

Long Long Trail: 46th (North Midland) Division

CWGC Information :poppy:

Name: FOSTER, WILLIAM CORBETT

Initials: W C

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Gunner

Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery

Unit Text: V/46th Heavy Trench Mortar Bty.

Age: 20

Date of Death: 08/01/1917

Service No: 845

Additional information: Son of George Henry and Eliza Jane Foster, of Corbett House, Bushbury Rd., Fallins Park, Wolverhampton.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 35.

Cemetery: FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

The Foncquevillers Military Cemetery is situated 18 kilometers south west of Arras.

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Prior to World War One he worked as a clerk for the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) based at Ettingsall Road, near Wolverhampton. He is recorded in the LNWR Roll of Honour and on the Wolverhampton railway station memorial.

London and North Western Railway Roll Of Honour

Foster, W.C. Clerk Ettingshall Road Gunner

London and North Western Railway Staff Record

A memorial dedicated to 3,719 men of the London and North Western Railway who lst their lives in World War One was unveiled at Euston Station 21st October 1921.

Euston Station War Memorial

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Wolverhampton Railway Station Memorial

Born Wolverhampton,employed as a carter.

Killed in Action 08/01/1917 Age:20

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