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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Howard Bartlett McGill

Howard Bartlett McGill (1917-1944)

MC Class: ex-1939

Years at MC: 1935-1938 (Freshman to Junior)

Hometown: Maryville, TN

Life at MC: Basketball team, Secretary of the Athletic Association

Military Branch: US Army

Military Unit: 358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division

Rank: Private First Class

Medals Awarded: None Known

Date Missing: N/A

Date of Death: 12 June 1944

Location of Death: France

Circumstances of Death: Killed in action in France six days after storming Utah Beach on D-Day

Burial/Memorial Information: Clover Hill Cemetery, Blount County, Tennessee ( and memorial at East Tennessee Veterans Memorial, World's Fair Park, Knoxville, Tennessee (

Additional Information: Howard Bartlett McGill was an elder brother of Dan McGill (MC class of 1940) who endowed the prestigious McGill Scholarship Program at Maryville College (

Additional Images:

May 27, 1948 Obituary in The Knoxville Journal