John Cuttino McKnight


B.S. in General Science

Swimming Team 2,3,4; Captain 4, Corporal, Sergeant, Second Lieutenant; Minor “C” Club, Swimming team, ROTC

Kannapolis, NC

Army, Captain

Transportation Corps

Purple Heart

Dec 7, 1918

May 28, 1945

Died of battle injuries

Buried in Elmwood Memorial Cemetery, Columbia, SC

Personal Remembrances

His nickname at Clemson was “Mac.”
Memorial built in his hometown for all those lost in WWII. There were more than 6,000 names on the memorial list.

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