When Clarence Sidney Foley was born about 1924, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Joel Frederick Foley, was 30 and his mother, Ruby Mae Deloach, was 29. He lived in Ward Three, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1935. He died on 17 December 1944, in Bastogne, Luxembourg, Belgium, at the age of 21, and was buried in Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Épinal, Vosges, Grand Est, France.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Siobhan, Aidan, Aileen, Delma, Eamonn, John Patrick, Brennan, Brian Patrick, Briana, Brigid.
Irish (southern): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Foghladha ‘descendant of Foghlaidh’, a byname meaning ‘pirate, marauder, plunderer’.
Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh (see McSharry ), chosen because of its phonetic approximation to English foal. Mac Searraigh is derived from a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’.