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Ralph Foster

In memory of:

Ordinary Seaman Ralph Foster

May 24, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

P/JX 212475

Age:

25

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Navy

Division:

H.M.S. Hood

Additional Information


Son of George and Vickey Foster. Native of Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 160 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Panel 58, Column 2.

Location:

The Memorial is situated on Southsea Common overlooking the promenade, and is accessible at all times.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Picture of Ralph Foster
  • Photo of Ralph Foster– Son of George and Vickey Foster of Newfoundland.
Ralph died when the HMS Hood was sunk  by the Bismarck off Iceland on May 24, 1941. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
  • H.M.S. HOOD– A picture of the HMS Hood in Iceland just before its sinking. This picture
was found in the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 65 in Brigus, Newfoundland."

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