Frederick Charles Foster

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Lieutenant Frederick Charles Foster
Life dates
30 Jul 1901 - 12 Jun 1965
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Frederick married Marjorie Chambers in 1928.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Oare Patrol Patrol Leader 19 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
Kent Group 1 Assistant Group Commander 17 May 1941 03 Dec 1944
National ID
DJUZ 112/1


Church House Farm, Church Road, Oare, Near Faversham, Kent
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Patrol leader of Oare Patrol and Assistant Group Commander of Group 1. Lieutenant from 17th May 1941. Mr Foster was also a Captain in the 9th Battalion C Company Kent Home Guard from July 1940. In 1939 he was a Special Constable.

His son, John Foster, handed in arms, ammunition and explosives during the 1966 amnesty.  As a boy John Foster remembered Fleming and Calvert. He remembered his father coming and going and disappearing whenever there was a heavy bombing raid. He never knew if there was an OB.

Foster was a WW1 veteran having enlisted in the RAF 8 July 1918. He is recorded as being 5 foot 9 inches with brown hair, light blue eyes and a fresh complexion.

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Frederick Foster wedding with Norman Bridgeden (boy) (from John Foster)

TNA ref WO199/3390 & 1,
Hancock data held at B.R.A,
1939 Register
Adrian Westwood who interviewed John Foster.