FOSTER John W

John William FOSTER

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YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

John William Foster is recorded on a list of the village war dead.  It is believed that he served in the 2nd Battalion. Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) and died of wounds on 5th May 1915.

John was the son of the late John and Mary Ann Foster and the 1901 census shows that they lived in Halifax with six children, both John and Mary were born Queensbury, with all their children including John William born Halifax.

Having no known grave he is named on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL (Panel 20).