Bombardier Eric Charles Foster is serving in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces and was born in Woolton 28th October 1888.
In 1911 Eric was living with his Father Thomas who was a farmer and Cowkeeper and Eric aged 22 was assisting his father in the business. Eric is also living with his mother Mary and sisters Constance E aged 26, Lucy A aged 24, Jessie aged 20, Mary Winifred aged 17, and brothers James M aged 32, and Richard A aged 18. The Family is living at Newstead Farm Woolton
A building called Newstead Farm Quarry St Woolton is there as of March 2019.
Eric War Medals were sent to his brother F J Foster at Talago Bay East Coast New Zealand.
Eric serial 11/2096 and served in 2nd Bde New Zealand Field Artillery died on 18th September 1918 aged 29.
Eric is Remembered with honour, Rocquigny – Equancourt Road British Cemetery Manancourt France in the Somme region