Rifleman Henry Oliver Philip Foster

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

1 Jul 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Postcard hawker

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

108 Bury Park Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Rifleman Henry Oliver Philip Foster, 471290, 1/12th Battalion London Regiment (The Rangers), was killed in action on the Somme on July 1st, 1916. He was aged 20.

He was the son of Thomas Arthur and Annie Caroline Foster, who were living at 108 Bury Park Road, Luton, and later 12 Cromwell Road. In the 1911 Census Henry is described as a postcard hawker, then aged about 14.


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Author: Deejaya

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