Noah O. Knight (October 27, 1929 – November 24, 1951) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions on November 23, and November 24, 1951.
Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Army, Company F, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division
Place and date: Near Kowang-San, Korea, November 23, and November 24, 1951
Entered service at: Jefferson, South Carolina Born: October 27, 1929, McBee, South Carolina
G.O. No.: 2, January 7, 1953
Pfc. Knight, a member of Company F, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and indomitable courage above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy. He occupied a key position in the defense perimeter when waves of enemy troops passed through their own artillery and mortar concentrations and charged the company position. Two direct hits from an enemy emplacement demolished his bunker and wounded him. Disregarding personal safety, he moved to a shallow depression for a better firing vantage.