Campaign Medals 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


Nantwich Guardian 29 November 1918

Report in the Nantwich Guardian 29th November 1918 regarding the death of Alfred Foster “Mr. and Mrs. J. Foster of Hollyhurst, have been officially informed that their son, Alfred, was killed in action on October 30th. Private Foster enlisted in …


Alfred Foster

The Great War History Hub Whitchurch, shropshire - War dead missing image

Born in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire in 1887, the second son of John and Harriet Foster of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Alfred working on his father’s farm: The Homestead, Hollyhurst, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 14th Battalion Army Cyclist …