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10/03/2021 The CWGC record Private Foster as the husband of Maggie Foster of Ballymagowan, Clogher, County Tyrone.
10/03/2021 Private Samuel Foster is commemorated locally on Clogher War Memorial and on the WWI tablet in St Macartan's Cathedral in Clogher.
10/03/2021 Private Samuel Foster was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds at Boulogne on 3rd April 1915.
10/03/2021 Private Samuel Foster arrived in France with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on 27th September 1914.
10/03/2021 Possible family: Samuel Foster, Margaret Foster, Georgina Lena Foster (born 14th January 1903), Emily Foster (born 23rd February 1905), Samuel Foster (born 22nd March 1908), Martha Foster (born 20th October 1911), Sarah Foster (born 14th August 1913).
10/03/2021 Samuel Foster and Margaret Armstrong were married on 6th June 1901 in the district of Dungannon.
10/03/2021 The 1901 census possibly lists Samuel as age 20, a servant at house 3 in Prolusk, Aghintain, north west of Clogher.
10/03/2021 Samuel Foster was born Slatmore, Clogher, possibly about 1881.
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30/12/2015 Private Foster is buried in Boulogne. Boulogne and Wimereux formed one of the chief hospital areas during the Great War.
30/12/2015 Samuel Foster enlisted in Omagh.
30/12/2015 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.
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