Foster, George Wallace, 1LT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, 1542, 26th Division
Service Years
1917 - 1918

Infantry

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Vermont
Vermont
Year of Birth
1894
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cuttingsville/Shrewsbury
Last Address
Cuttingsville/Shrewsbury

Casualty Date
Oct 25, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Military Association Memberships
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 101st Infantry Regiment26th Division
  1918-1918, 1542, 1st Battalion, 101st Infantry Regiment/D Company
  1918-1918, 1542, 26th Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Lys Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Somme Defensive Campaign
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
  1918-1918 Aisne Campaign/The Battle of Cantigny
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 2
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 3
 Colleges Attended 
University of Vermont
  1913-1917, University of Vermont
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Lt. Foster was interred in Laurel Glen Cemetery, Cuttingsville, Vermont.

He served with Company D, 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry ("Yankee") Division. A.E.F..

Once in France, he participated in every engagement of the 101st Infantry between 8 February 1918 and 25 October 1918, including:
Chemin-des-Dames Sector,
Toul Sector
Pas Fini Sector
Aisne-Marne Offensive
St. Mihiel Offensive
Troyan Sector
Meuse-Argonne Offensive

He was killed in the Argonne Forest, France.
   
Comments/Citation

Vermont in the Great War, 1917-1919, Published 1928;
Chapter II, Vermont Casualties, Killed in Action or Died in Service;
Page 302

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