FOSTER, Reginald Percy

1916 - 1997

Reginald Percy J. Foster, was born in the Plomesgate district of Suffolk on 17 June 1916, son of Percy George Foster (6 April 1891-1961), a bank caretaker, and his wife Emily F. née Beales (15 February 1882-1959), who married earlier that year. In 1939, Reginald was a motor mechanic, living at Albion Street, Saxmundham with his parents and elder brother Leslie Frank (21 April 1920-1988), a baker's assistant. Reginald married at Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk in 1949, Florence Mary Wilding (1914-2002). A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1939-1945 but does not seem to have exhibited. He died in the Ipswich district in 1997 and his wife on 7 December 2002.