Sergeant Arthur Foster

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

2 Nov 1918

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

98 Castle Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

No 6 General Hospital

Grave Location

St Sever Cemetery Extension

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 21st November 1918
Sgt Arthur Foster

Sgt Arthur Foster, 16999, 2nd Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), died of influenza on November 2nd, 1918, in the No 6 General Hospital, Rouen, France.

He had joined the Northamptonshire Regiment in 1913 and was in action from the start of the war. He was transferred to the Machine Gun Corps in 1917 and was promoted to sergeant about six months before his death. His father, Alfred, was a lance-corporal in the Army Service Corps serving in France.

His mother, Harriet Anne, was informed of her eldest son's death at her home at 98 Castle Street, Luton. Arthur was born at Stewkley, near Leighton Buzzard, in 1897.

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Sgt Arthur Foster

Author: Deejaya

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