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Philip Tillard Foyster

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Philip Tillard Foyster ( -1916)

1917 Obituary [1]

PHILIP TILLARD FOYSTER, B.A., who died of wounds in France on the 11th December, 1916, was born at Hastings and educated at Marlborough and Trinity College, Cambridge.

After graduating he became a workshop student at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, where he spent 31 years.

In 1913 he joined the staff of the British Engine, Boiler and Electrical Insurance Company of Manchester.

He was gazetted to a commission in the Royal Engineers in October 1914, served in Gallipoli, Egypt and France, and held the rank of Captain at the time of his death. He was elected an Associate Member 3rd March, 1914.

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