Heritage > MASON Mark: 1888-1960, RTA ANZAC
The Upper Yarra Valley Historical Society has initiated a project which is aimed at recreating the Memorial trees and plaques which were dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the Central Riding of the former Upper Yarra Shire. Stage 2 of the project is to erect plaques for the returned diggers

Mark MASON

returned soldier badge RELAWM16323

 

 

 

 

 

On Cenotaph Enlisted Nth Face FOR GOD: Foster M
On plaque: Cpl Mark FOSTER
Born 1887 Young NSW
Occupation Labourer
Enlisted 30.12.1914
Age 27
Service No 1738
Next of Kin Father:Mark Foster
Unit 8th Infantry Battalion, 1 – 6 ReinforcementsNominal roll
Embarked on: 14.4.1915 HMAT A18 Wiltshireembarkation rolls
* Date Returned to Australia 26.5.1919, on Port Macquarie
Date of Death 9.4.1960, Bombadier 6th F A B
Age at death 73 years
War Service First World War,
Medals British war medal, Victory medal , Star Medal,18.11.1922,
Rolls Of Honour P L C Yarra Junction Branch, Upper Yarra RSL

EARLY LIFE

Father: M Foster Spring Creek Young NSW,Address on enlistment “ The Pines” Yarra Junction

MILITARY SERVICE

See Awards

FAMILY / MILITARY CONNECTIONS

wiltshire A04186

 

 

AWM AO4186

 

SOURCES

Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – The Great War 1914 – 1919 [Paperback] Bob Sutherland

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour: Mark FOSTER

Australian World War I Service Record: Mark FOSTER

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Mark FOSTER

Honors and Awards Mark FOSTER

 

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