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George Scott Foster

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Biography

Born in Coxhoe in 1891, he joined the 9th Battalion DLI during the Great War, but also saw action with the Machine Gun Corps. He was awarded the Military Medal whilst a Sergeant with the MGC. He was discharged in 1919 with the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2 (Company Sergeant Major).

George Foster was killed in a colliery accident at Heworth Colliery on 27 September 1929. He was 38 years old.

George Scott Foster