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Last name: FOSTER
First name: GEORGE A Jr.
Home of Record (official): NEW YORK
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Friday, August 31, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 51582289
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 13D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 3rd Squadron
Forward Observer with L Troop 3rd Squadron
 

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Start of Tour: Thursday, January 12, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, July 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh

--- Interment ---

GEORGE ARTHUR FOSTER JR

Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, Suffolk County , NY 11735
(631) 454-4949
Section T, Plot 3194