Bruno Albert Forsterer – Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

Born at Koenigsberg, Germany, July 14, 1869, he earned the Medal of Honor on April 1, 1899 while serving in the Philippine Insurrection at Savoa, Philippine Islands. The Medal was actually issued to him by General Orders 55, July 1901.

He died on June 13, 1957 and was buried in Section 53 of Arlington National Cemetery.

FORSTERER, BRUNO ALBERT

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 14 July 1869, Koenigsberg, Germany. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.

Citation:

For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy at Samoa, Philippine Islands, 1 April 1899.

FORSTERER, BRUNO ALBERT
GYSGT   US MARINE CORPS

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 07/14/1869
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/13/1957
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 53  SITE 2757
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

FORSTERER, GRACE L

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/02/1883
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/05/1974
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 53  SITE 2757
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF FORSTERER, BRUNO ALBERT, GYSGT US MARINE CORPS
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