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


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


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 Associations and Other Affiliations
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen [Verified]


 Image
WWI Victory Medal - 1918



Name of Award
WWI Victory Medal

Devices
Silver Star Gallantry Device Silver Star Gallantry Device  Worn on the Medal for Gallantry (predecessor of the Silver Star Medal)

Year Awarded
1918

Last Updated:
Mar 31, 2016
 
 
 
This ribbon does not rate any devices for subsequent awards

   
Details Behind Award
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 Secto,
Pas Fini Sector
Aisne-Marne Offensive,
St. Mihiel Offensive
Troyan Sector
Meuse-Argonne Offensive

He was killed in the Argonne Forest, France
   
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