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53645: Badges of William Ernest Foster

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Left to Right: Tank Corps capbadge; Machine Gun Corps capbadge (the first Tank units were designated 'Heavy Section, Machine Gun Corps', and wore the capbadge of this Corps before the foundation of the Tank Corps in July 1917); 'TANKS' brass shoulder title.

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).

History

Identifier

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Subject

Foster, William Ernest

Date

1916 - 1918

Date Created

01/01/1916

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Artifact

Medium

Metal

Type

Multiple

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Helen Callister

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford