Photograph of William Ernest Foster
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|Subject||Foster, William Ernest|
|Title||Photograph of William Ernest Foster|
|Notes||Photograph of Pte. William (Billy) Ernest Foster|
Pte. 200816 William Ernest Foster, D Coy. Heavy Section, Machine Gun Corps (later D Bn. Heavy Branch, Machine Gun Corps and 4th Bn. Tank Corps), served originally in the Machine Gun Corps (Motors).
This photograph was taken while Pte. Foster was serving in the Machine Gun Corps, with the distinction 'MMG', signifying 'Motor Machine Guns', added below the ordinary Corps capbadge of crossed Vickers machine guns. The 'L' in wreath on the lower left sleeve denotes proficiency with the Lewis machine gun.
|Item Date||October 1915 - 1916|
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Richard Marshall (Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day 8th April 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Helen Callister|