Christopher P Tinneny
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Christopher P. Tinneny

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Anderson Tinneny

Christopher is the son of Matthew and Jennifer Cloer Tinneny. He is a member of the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) at Ridgeview High School in Columbia, South Carolina. As a Cadet Private First Class he holds the position of Team Leader, First Squad,  Ridgeview Blazer JROTC Battalion.

On May 11, 2016, Chris was honored at the school’s JROTC awards presentation ceremony as recipient of the H L Hunley award presented by The Sons of Confederate Veterans Association. He received a certificate, medal and ribbon. The award was presented “For demonstrating the traits of honor, courage and commitment to his JROTC unit, similar to characteristics of those who perished aboard the HL Hunley on February 17th, 1864.” See H L Hunley.

Chris is the grandson of Richard "Rich" and Lee Tinneny of Columbia, South Carolina and the great-great-great grandson of Patrick "Yankee Pat" Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, county Fermanagh, Northern Ireland; Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Updated September 13, 2021
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