Thomas Albert McTeer


Civil Engineering

High Honors 3; Honors 2; Tau Beta Pi 3, 4; ASCE 2, 3, Vice-President 4; Kamp Klarke Klan 2; Episcopal Student Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Sophomore, Junior, Senior Platoons; Expert, ROTC Camp, Clemson, SC.

McClellanville, SC

Parents - Mr. and Mrs. Clyde M. McTeer of Columbia. He was also survived by a brother, Harry.

Army, First Lieutenant

111th Engineers Combat Battalion, 36th Infantry Division

Purple Heart

Sep 23, 1920

Jun 25, 1943

DNB (Death non-Battle) as a result of gunshot wounds in North Africa

North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunisia; Grave number H1719


Additional Information

Lieutenant McTeer entered the Army after graduating from Clemson.  He received training at Camp Blanding, FL and Camp Edwards, MA, before being sent to North Africa.

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Extra Documents

Vignette in The Echo written by Kelly Durham – Non-Battle Death