Arthur Foster, Pte.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Mrs. Margaret Foster, Todmorden. Husband of Lily Foster, Stanwix, Carlisle, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 3601333
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight 11 Platoon
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 1st Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Border Regiment
Death information
Died when 21-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Veerweg
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number Unknown
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Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
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Pte. Foster's remains were found in 2003 at Veerweg No. 5 at Oosterbeek. He was reburied at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery Oosterbeek on 23 March 2005 with full militairy honours and in the presence of his niece, one of the last relatives. Meanwhile more relatives have reported to marketgarden.com, among those his youngest sister and more nieces and nephews. Photo below: The Garden of Remembrance in Todmorden (Yorkshire) shows his name on the panel.

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Arthur Foster, Pte.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Mrs. Margaret Foster, Todmorden. Husband of Lily Foster, Stanwix, Carlisle, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 3601333
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight 11 Platoon
Company / Squadron B Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 1st Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Border Regiment
Death information
Died when 21-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Veerweg
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number Unknown
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Supplemental images
Click to view
Personal notes

Pte. Foster's remains were found in 2003 at Veerweg No. 5 at Oosterbeek. He was reburied at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery Oosterbeek on 23 March 2005 with full militairy honours and in the presence of his niece, one of the last relatives. Meanwhile more relatives have reported to marketgarden.com, among those his youngest sister and more nieces and nephews. Photo below: The Garden of Remembrance in Todmorden (Yorkshire) shows his name on the panel.

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