CLAYTON J. ROBERTS, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Clayton Roberts '44

Date of birth: April 9, 1921

Date of death: March 28, 1945

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Clayton was lost when USS Trigger (SS 237) was sunk by Japanese vessels on March 28, 1945 in the East China Sea.

He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Mary Roberts.

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

From Hall of Valor:

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Junior Grade Clayton J. Roberts (NSN: 0-282878), United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct during World War II

General Orders: American Battle Monuments Commission
Action Date: World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade


Class of 1944

Clayton is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.