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Gary Evans Foster
Birth: Nov. 6, 1894
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1951
Boiling Springs
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

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." 
Family links: 
  William Jones Foster (1867 - 1910)
  Minnie Caldonia Alverson Foster (1877 - 1938)
  Nancy Susan Trout Foster (1900 - 1983)*
  Gary Evans Foster (1894 - 1951)
  Buren Bomar Foster (1896 - 1896)*
  Talmage Dewitt Foster (1898 - 1988)*
  Lola Lee Foster Clement (1904 - 1989)*
  William Frank Foster (1906 - 1981)*
  Elsie Foster Johnson (1909 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery
New Prospect
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 1, Row 15
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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- sjm
 Added: Nov. 6, 2016
May you have heavenly peace. Your work on earth was well done. Thank you!
 Added: Nov. 3, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Jul. 22, 2016
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