Studio portrait of 4116 Private (Pte) Silas Henry Foster, 19th Battalion, of Randwick, NSW. A ...

Accession Number P08867.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 4116 Private (Pte) Silas Henry Foster, 19th Battalion, of Randwick, NSW. A clerk prior to enlisting in October 1915, Pte Foster embarked from Sydney with the 10th Reinforcements aboard HMAT Orsova (A67) on 11 March 1916. He was killed in action in France on 14 November 1916. Pte Foster was 32 years of age.