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Foster, Clifford C.

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.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/airfields/usa/kiska/missions-kiska.html


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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

21st Bomber Squadron
30yh Bomber Group "Grey Geese"
B-24 Liberator
Nanumea Airfield, Nanumea
His rank Corporal
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