Rank and Name, Signalman First Class Clayton Lee Carter.
Unit/Placed in, USS Frederick C. Davis (DE-136) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Clayton is born approx. on 8 Sep. 1921 in Chatham County, Georgia.
Father, Sidney Pearl Carter.
Mother, Minnie (Tillman) Carter.
Sister(s), Pearl H. Hazel Marie, Mabel Jewel and Ruth Naomia Carter.
Brother(s), Sidney Pearl and Ernest earl Carter.
Clayton enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 6361772.
Clayton was KIA when the Destroyer USS Frederick C. Davis was on anti-submarine patrol service (at the Atlantic Ocean) and the escort prepared to attack, the submarine torpedoed her on 24 April 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Clayton is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.
Clayton also has a Memorial Grave at Brickyard Cemetery Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LRFC-YQF
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/