Walter Putney Boatwright Edit Profile
Student Fork Union Military Academy, 1902-1903. Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1907. Student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1915-1916, Coast Artillery School, 1914, Command and General staff schedul, 1925-1926.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, 1908. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1940. Served with Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919 (temporary major and lieutenant colonel), participating in battles of Aisne, Marne, Oise-Aisne, Argonne.
Commanding general, Frankford Arsenal. District chief New York Ordnance District. Commanding general, Office chief of Ordnance, Detroit.
Clubs: Army and Navy Country (Washington), Detroit. Retired from active service February 28, 1946.
Married Gladys Sweeting Curry, June 29, 1912. Children: Joan Dolores, Walter Putney.