W. Frederick T. Foster
Sergeant William Frederick Thomas Foster was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on September 17, 1891 son of Sarah Jane Foster of Vancouver, British Columbia. He attended St. Andrew's College from 1908 to 1909.
He was a clothing merchant when he enlisted in with the 50th Battery of the Canadian Field Artillery on March 17, 1916 at the age of 24 years and 6 months, and indicated previous militia service with the 72nd Seaforth Highlanders. He may have been serving with the 53rd Battery later.