Memoire as letter: "The First Tanks" by William Ernest Foster

Foster William Ernest
Letter detailing Pte. Foster's part in the first ever use of Tanks in battle, the attack on Flers, 15th Spetember 1916. Accoring to T. Pidgeon, 'The Tanks at Flers', vol. 1, Appendices 1 and 2, Pte. Foster served as a gunner in Tank D24, 751, commanded by Lt. W. Stones, part of no.4 section, D coy. Heavy Section Machine Gun Corps. His unit was attached to the 50th Division on 15th September 1916. This tank...