Foster, Sidney Victor

Sidney Victor 

Foster

1898 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.266722
Regiment 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedDecember 24, 1917

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Sidney Victor
Foster

Sidney was born in 1898 in Leicester to Edwin Foster (shoe machine operator) and Emma (nee Tipler). He was one of 11 children-
Frederick William 1879
Thomas Edwin 1881
Frank Henry 1882
Bertram a 1887
Frances Nellie 1889
Evelyn Mary 1892
Ethel Janet 1891
Clarice May 1893
Horace Edgar 1894
Sidney Victor 1898
Reginald Herbert 1899

In 1901 census the family lived at 49 Mount Rd., Leicester. In 1911 census they lived at 59 Sherard Rd.

Sidney became Private 266722, 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He was Killed in Action on 24.12.1917 and is buried at Red Cross Corner Cemetery, Beugny, France.
Sidney’s photograph is in Illustrated Chronicle 23.3.1918 Pg 4.
Leicester Mercury 27.2.1918 Pg 4.

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