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Gary Evans Foster
Birth: Nov. 6, 1894
Death: Jul. 22, 1951

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Army in Company F, 118th Infantry, 30th Division. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on October 8, 1918 near Montrehain, France. His citation reads "When his company was held up by violent machine-gun fire from a sunken road, St. Foster with an officer went forward to attack the hostile machine-gun nests. The office was wounded, but Sgt. Foster continued on alone in the face of the heavy fire and by effective use of hand grenades and his pistol killed several of the enemy and captured 18." 
New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery
New Prospect
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Aug 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7808512
Gary Evans Foster
Added by: Gary Holcomb, Sr.
Gary Evans Foster
Added by: Don Morfe
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