Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Clayton, Gerald

"Families or relatives of four Merrick County (Nebrasksa) servicemen who have given their lives in their country's service have been presented with state and county defense council citations for making "the highest sacrifice for the defense of the country."
Citations have been presented to Mr. & and Mrs. Lee Clayton of near Central City honoring their son Jerry, who gave his life during the Pearl Harbor attack..."
-Local newspaper article

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