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4424   Private Samuel Foster
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 03/04/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 39
Summary      
Samuel Foster was born Slatmore, Clogher about 1876. Samuel married Margaret about 1900. The 1911 census lists Samuel as age 35, living with his wife and family at house 8 in Slatbeg, Ballagh, County Tyrone. Samuel was a farm labourer. Samuel Foster enlisted in Omagh. Private Samuel Foster was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 3rd April 1915, aged 39.
Further Information
Samuel Foster was born Slatmore, Clogher about 1876
Samuel married Margaret about 1900.
The 1911 census lists Samuel as age 35, living with his wife and family at house 8 in Slatbeg, Ballagh, County Tyrone. Samuel was a farm labourer.
Family: Samuel Foster (born about 1876), Margaret Foster, Lena Foster (born about 1901), Emily Foster (born about 1903), Samuel Foster (born about 1905).
Samuel Foster enlisted in Omagh.
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Private Samuel Foster was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 3rd April 1915, aged 39.
Private Foster is buried in Boulogne. Boulogne and Wimereux formed one of the chief hospital areas during the Great War.
The CWGC record Private Foster as the husband of Maggie Foster, of Ballymagowan, Clogher, County Tyrone.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Slatmore Clogher Born Slatmore, Clogher, Lived Slatbeg. 54.387955 -7.220106
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Foster family Lists Samuel as age 35 at house 8 in Slatbeg, Ballagh, Tyrone
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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