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George Garry Foster

In memory of:

Captain George Garry Foster

August 9, 1974

Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Military Service


Age:

44

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

442 Transport and Rescue Squadron

Citation(s):

Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nation Emergency Force, United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), Canadian Forces Decoration, Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 13, 1930
Calgary, Alberta

Enlistment:

March 4, 1955
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Clifford and Madge Foster of Calgary, Alberta. Husband of Jo Anne Foster and father of Jonathan and Anthony Foster of Comox, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 160 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CREMATION
*N/A*

Grave Reference:

N/A

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of George Foster– First photograph shows Captain Foster taken in the aircrew room at 429 Tactical Transport Squadron (in a hangar) at Garrison St. Hubert PQ., circa 1968/69 (courtesy of Wally Adam).
  • Photo of George Foster– Photograph of Captain Foster taken in March 1969 at an airport in Kingston, Jamaica (courtesy of Wally Adam).
  • Photo of George Foster– Photograph courtesy of Roy Dowell.
  • Memorial– Memorial located at Buffalo Park, Garrison Green, Calgary, Alberta
Photo Credit - Canada Lands Company
  • Memorial– UNDOF Memorial: CFSCE Museum,CFB Kingston, Ontario.

Courtesy of Canadian Forces Joint Signal Regiment
  • Inscription– UNDOF Memorial: CFSCE Museum,CFB Kingston, Ontario.

Courtesy of Canadian Forces Joint Signal Regiment

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