Guide to the Collection of William Foilan
|Manuscript Name||Collection of William Foilan|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 373|
|Last Updated||November 2017|
|Location||Academy Library, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Soldier’s Identity disc|
Scope and Content
This item is the identity disk of William Foilan, private, 19 Battalion, 2395, who died in France 8 November 1918.
William Foilan enlisted in the First AIF in 1915
The collection is available for research.
Collection of William Foilan, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Box 1, Folder 1.
This object was acquired in 2017, donated by a private individual.
William Foilan 1891 - 1918
First World War
One identity disc with engraved: 2395, W. Foilan 19 Batt A I F C of E.
The disc is tied to a length of string together with a French coin of 1915.