The Kingston Daily Freeman (Kingston, New York) 14 October 1939 Page 4
but As ' Kiwanis I j j WHO RE IS DR1VATE Walter P. Steele, A Company G, Sixteenth Infantry, Infantry, has been in the army 26 years and looks like the typical American s o l d i Sculptor Walter Russell has chosen him as model for the figure of a soldier in a memorial to John Philip Sousa. Steele is 42, strong, weather beaten, vigorous. He served through the last war. was in action five times, got the Distinguished Distinguished Service Cross. Unmarried, Unmarried, he says he couldn't support a wife on his pay of S42 a month.