Foster, Frederick

Frederick FosterFrederick Foster

Rank: Petty Officer 1st Class

Ship: HMS Hawke

Parents: Mr John Belcher & Ellen Eliza Foster

Address: Hastings

Other Info: Was one of 524 officers and men that went down with HMS Hawke when it was sunk by German submarine U9 on 15th October 1914. He was 32 years old. Employed before the war as second assistant clerk to the Guardians. His father was for many years a tax collector. Frederick is remembered at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 6.

Published: October 1914

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