Born at Oshwa, Ontario, Canada, November 16, 1889, he was killed in the line of duty at Ocotal, Nicaragua, July 27, 1929. He is buried in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.
His wife, Gladys Leona Knight (March 23, 1895-February 8, 1990), never remarried and lived for sixty-one years after her hero was killed. She now lies with him.
KNIGHT, CLARENCE M
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 07/22/1929
DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/16/1929
BURIED AT: SECTION 7 SITE LOT-8048
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
Reviewed by: Michael Howard