William A. Foster

Military Person

1917 – 1945


Who was William A. Foster?

William Adelbert Foster was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty" during World War II during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.


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Feb 17, 1917
Garfield Heights
Also known as
  • William Adelbert Foster
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Cleveland
May 2, 1945
Resting place
Calvary Cemetery

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