Walter Ronald Foster, Son of Walter and Daisy Gertrude Foster, of Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent, enlisted into The Royal Artillery during The Second World War.
He then transferred to The 53rd (Worcester Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment which was redesignated as an Airborne Airlanding Light Regiment RA in 1943.
Serving in 211 Airlanding Light Battery RA, Lance Bombardier Foster went by glider to Normandy D-Day landings on 6 June 1944.He was killed on 11 August 1944, aged 28 years old. He is now buried at Ranville War Cemetery, Normandy.
Headstone photograph taken June 2014, courtesy of David Hebberd.
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