|Rank||Sergeant First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||January 17 1954|
Army of Occupation Medal
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Sergeant First Class Fossett was awarded the Korean Service Medal with 5 bronze stars, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Sergeant First Class Fossett was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 30th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company, U.S. Army. On January 17, 1954, he was driving a vehicle near Changdon-ni, North Korea that overturned on a curve killing him.