Rank and Name, Corporal Clifford C. Foster.
Unit/Placed in, 21st Bomber Squadron, 30th Bomber Group, Heavy “Grey Geese”.
On 7 June 1942, six B-24D Liberator bombers and their crews were loaned to the 28th Composite Group in Alaska to conduct air combat missions against the Japanese in the Aleutians, a B-24D Liberator #41-63752 was during the mission on 30 March 1943, hit by Japanese anti-aircraft fire The bomber went down in the Bering Sea and was never seen again.
Clifford is born approx. on 1919 in Oklahoma.
Father, Aaron Alexander Foster.
Mother, Clara Jane (Ash) Foster.
Sister(s), Velma Louise and Jessie Lucille Foster.
Brother(s), John Orval and Ernest Elmer Foster.
Clifford enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 18004709.
Clifford‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a B-24 were,
Capt. Fred M. Smith
1st Lt. Lawrence L. La Berge
Corp. Clifford C. Foster
TSgt. John H. Crowder
TSgt. Gerald I. Grubb
TSgt. Victor V. Probst
SSgt. Jack R. Conklin
SSgt. James F. O’Brien
SSgt. Foy L. Price
Sgt. Hoyt A. Pollard
Clifford was MIA (probably) when on a Bombing Mission to Kiska Island, Aleutians, Alaska they were shot by AA and Crashed in the Bering Sea on 30 March, 1943, They participated in three Unit Campaigns: Antisubmarine; Air Offensive, Japan and the Aleutian Islands. he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Clifford is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/