Foster, Thomas - U.S. Army

Unga, Alaska

Thomas Foster was born 8 Jul 1923, his parents were John and Cecelia (Isberg) Foster.  

Thomas joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 to serve in the Aleutian Campaign during WWII.   He joined the U.S Army 11 Dec 1944, and continued to serve in the Aleutian Islands.   Thomas was officially discharged from the Alaska Territorial Guard 21 Mar 1947.  His Army discharge date is unknown.

Thomas was a lifelong commerical fisherman in the Shumagin Islands and Mainland, Alaska.  

Status: deceased, 10 June 2002

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