Clayton Lawrence Herrington



Waynesboro, GA

Wife: Mary

Army, First Lieutenant

Company F, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division

Jan 25, 1919

Feb 12, 1943

KIA - He died from wounds received while leading a reconnaissance patrol behind enemy lines.

Arlington National Cemetery, Sec 12, Site 5681


Additional Information

HERRINGTON, CLAYTON L.  –  O-414345  –  1 LT
Platoon Leader  –  F Co, 2nd Bn, 168th Inf Regt- KIA  12 Feb 1943
An unofficial post-war report stated,
“Herrington was killed during the night of February 11-12, 1943.  The scout patrol Herrington was leading engaged a strong enemy patrol along the La Souda [Lessouda] to Faid road, (Tunisia North Africa) and Herrington was killed in this action.” (The 2-168 Inf was located on Djebel Lessouda.)
A pertinent analysis for this action is found at <>
Patrick Skelly
Historian, 34th Infantry Division Association

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Extra Documents

Reconnaissance Patrol – Vignette written by Kelly Durham for The Echo