Rank and Name, Radioman Second Class Charles Robert Foster.
Unit/Placed in, U.S.C.G.C. Escanaba (WPG-77) Cutter, United States Coast Guard.
The U.S.C.G.C. Escanaba (WPG-77), on February 3, 1943, participated in the rescue of the survivors of the S.S. Dorchester, which had been sunk in the Labrador Sea by a torpedo from a German U-Boat.
Charles is born approx. on 1921 in Illinois.
Father, Jesse James Foster.
Mother, Ellen Pearl (Saville) Foster.
Sister(s), Gladys Foster.
Charles enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 228041.
Charles was KIA when the USCGC Escanaba was on Escort Convoy near New Foundland, probable that the cutter was sunk by a drifting mine on 13 June 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Charles is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
Walls 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/