Peter Brooks Saltonstall
|Death:||Died in Guam|
|Managed by:||Max Kushner Saltonstall|
Historical records matching Sgt Peter Brooks Saltonstall (USMC)
About Sgt Peter Brooks Saltonstall (USMC)
Peter Brooks Saltonstall was killed in action on Guam on August 13, 1944.
Platoon Sergeant, USMC
Saltonstall was born in Chestnut Hill Massachusetts and attended Harvard University, Where he was on the Smoker Committee, Dramatic Club, Football Team, House Football, Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770, Pi Eta Club and the Porcellian Club. He majored in Psychology and Sociology. intending to enter the medical field.
Platoon Sgt Saltonstall served with the US Marine Corps and was killed on Guam while leading a patrol. He received the Silver Star.
The Peter Brooks Saltonstall Scholarship was created at Harvard in his honor.
Served with Battery B, 1st 155 mm Howitzer Battalion, 3rd Amphibious Corps of the US Marine Corps.