NAME
Edward Vincent Foresman
NICKNAME
MCSN
229335
HOME OF RECORD
1255 26th Street, Newport News, VA
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. A. K. Hammond
DATE OF BIRTH
June 14, 1912
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
August 8, 1930
DATE OF LOSS
May 6, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Corregidor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Service Co/4th Marines
DUTY
Truckmaster
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Sergeant Foresman participated in the defense of Corregidor. On the night of 5 May 1942, Japanese forces landed on the island and overwhelmed the Marine garrison, which surrendered at 1200 hoursĀ the following day.
Foresman was determined to have been killed in action onĀ 6 May 1942.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Sergeant
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

* Note: Sergeant Foresman is mistakenly listed by the DPAA as a member of the United States Army Air Forces.

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