Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Foster

Arthur Edwin Foster lost two sons in the war. These were Arthur Foster, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment killed on 14th April 1917 aged 27 years. His younger son George Foster, 2/8th Sherwood Foresters was killed three days later on the 17th April 1917, aged 24 years. Arthur Edwin having seen both sons killed was to die himself on the 8th September 1918 serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers.