Hubert Foster

Hubert Foster

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Brigadier General Hubert John Foster (4 October 1855 - 21 March 1919) was a senior officer in the Australian Army who served as Chief of the General Staff (1916-1917). Educated at Harrow School and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and having won the Pollock Medal there, Foster was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1875. He was deployed to Cyprus when British troops occupied the island in 1878. He served in the Egyptian War of 1882 and took part in the Battle of Tel el-Kebir and the occupation of Cairo. In 1886 he joined the staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Ireland. He transferred to the military intelligence division of the War Office in 1890.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134948373
  • 9786134948371