Foster Arnold Gunner 14371649

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Name Foster Arnold
Army number 14371649
Rank Gunner
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Research indicates born 1/11/1908.
Age 35 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the General Staff Corps - probably conscripted. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. DIED of WOUNDS 26/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None as far as is known.
Wounded Yes - no details yet available.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS 26/6/1944. Interred initially at St Vigor-le-Grand, map reference 807.795 and re-buried on 20/3/1945 in Grave XII. F. 23. Bayeux War Demetery. Headstone inscription - "FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING LEAVE WE NOW OUR LOVED ONE SLEEPING".
Home address Son of Alfred Ernest and Eunice Harriet Foster, of Ashby, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire; husband of Frances Martha Foster, of Ashby (married June 1930 at Brigg, Scunthorpe).
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At present, no photograph of Gunner Foster's headstone is available.