Robert J. McClintoch

Robert J. McClintoch

Robert J. McClintoch played football and basketball at STC before joining the U.S. Army in 1942. He served with Company D, 50th Engineer Battalion on the Aleutian Island of Attu. Assigned to build an air base in an area believed to be secure, McClintoch and the other engineers soon found themselves fending off a surprise Japanese night attack. McClintoch and many other soldiers from his company were killed in the fighting.



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