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John Arnold Foster

In memory of:

Private John Arnold Foster

August 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

M/10111

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

February 3, 1920
Swanick, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

September 6, 1939
Edmonton, Alberta

Commemorated on Page 307 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. A. 8.

Location:

FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY stands on the right bank of the River Arno, just south of the road to Pontassieve and to Arezzo and 5 kilometres east of Florence. Take the A1 Roma to Milano road and exit at Firenze sud. Follow the road (No.67) towards Pontassieve and Arezzo. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Fortyniner magazine– From the Loyal Edmonton Regimental magazine the Fortyniner.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN ARNOLD FOSTER– From the Loyal Edmonton Regimental magazine the Fortyniner.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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