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Foster, R., Frmn./Tmr., 1917
On the Tower Hill Memorial, London, is the name of Fireman and Trimmer Robert Foster, serving with the Mercantile Marine on S.S. “Heatherside” Newcastle, who died 24/08/1917.

He was the son of the late John Cook Foster and Johanne Foster, and husband of Elizabeth Foster (nee Robinson), of 4, Silver Street, Blyth.

Morpeth Herald 01/02/1918 carries the following:
News has been received that Robert Foster, 4 Silver Street, Blyth, was lost at sea on August 24th last.

He is remembered on our List of Ships’ crews

The CWGC entry for Fireman and Trimmer Foster

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk