Foreman, Taylor Worcester, Jr., SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
76C-Equipment Records and Parts Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 76C, 2nd Signal Group
Service Years
1940 - 1968

Staff Sergeant


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Indianapolis
Last Address
Gulfport, Mississippi
Kenney, Illinois

Casualty Date
Feb 16, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Gulfport, Mississippi
Wall/Plot Coordinates
39E 059

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Army Garrisons1st Signal Brigade36th Signal Battalion2nd Signal Group
  1940-1940, Army Garrison Fort Benning, GA
  1967-1968, 76C, 1st Signal Brigade
  1967-1968, 76C, 36th Signal Battalion
  1967-1968, 76C, 2nd Signal Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

SSgt. Taylor Foreman was the son of a career Army officer (Colonel in 1940) and traveled with his family (e.g. Fort Davis, Panama Canal Zone, etc.). His own military service began in 1940 and he was initially based at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Career information not known.

In Vietnam, he served with the 593rd Signal Company, 36th Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Group in Bien Hoa, RVN.

He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi.
   
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Note:  His father, Taylor Foreman, Sr., was a career active duty Army officer, serving 29 years.  He was registered as a Native American (Cherokee Tribe) from the Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914, pg.337. (Re: Index and Final Rolls of Citizens and Freedmen of the Cherokee Tribe,  National Archives, 1981.)
   
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