William Patrick Foster (1917 - 1944)

William Patrick Foster
1917 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
William Patrick Foster was born c. 1917. He died on October 4, 1944 at 27 years old.
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William Patrick Foster
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William
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Patrick
Middle name
Foster
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Singapore Memorial Column 434., in Singapore
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Service number: 907568
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: 152 Sqdn.

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William Patrick Foster passed away on October 4, 1944 at age 27. He was buried in Singapore Memorial Column 434., Singapore. He was born c. 1917. There is no information about William's immediate family.
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1917 - 1944 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that William Patrick Foster was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1922, he was only 5 years old when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1928, when he was just 11 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1931, William was only 14 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1944, in the year of William Patrick Foster's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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c. 1919 - Nov 10, 1942
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c. 1895 - Sep 12, 1916
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Unknown - Apr 9, 1917
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c. 1919 - Dec 22, 1942
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c. 1893 - Aug 14, 1915
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Unknown - Sep 23, 1939
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c. 1918 - Jun 21, 1944
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Unknown - Jun 7, 1944
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c. 1917 - Dec 26, 1940
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Unknown - Dec 13, 1942
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c. 1920 - Feb 17, 1942
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