Born 11 September 1919
Died non Battle 10 June 1943
Son of Arthur C. Clayton and Julia Ethel McKinney

119th Infantry, Company A

Sgt Clayton died at the Foree Hospital in Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee due to fractured skull. Buried Cedar Grove Cemetery, Athens, TN.

The Kingsport Times, 11 June 1943:
Injuries fatal to Athens soldier.
Sgt Ray Clayton, 23, died in a hospital Thursday of injuries received when he was struck by a train at a crossing here. Clayton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Clayton of Athens, was home on furlough from Camp Forrest, Tenn.
Besides his parents, survivors include a sister, Mrs. Arrants Smith of Chattanooga.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 September 1919
  • Date of death: 10 June 1943
  • County: McMinn
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 119th Infantry, Company A
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Athens, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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