Clayton, Laurence Anthony, AMHC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
AMH-8319-P-3 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Structural Mechanic, Hydraulics
Primary Unit
1995-1998, AMH-8319, VQ-1 World Watchers
Service Years
1978 - 1998
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
AMH-Aviation Structural Mechanic, Hydraulics
Five Hash Marks

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Home Country
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Oak Harbor

Date of Passing
Mar 03, 2004
Location of Interment
Maple Leaf Cemetery - Oak Harbor, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated

Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Larry was operating Artistic Fencing Co. in Oak Harbor, WA. He enjoyed being a dad, reading and football cards.
Other Comments:

Clayton, Laurence Anthony 'Larry' Wednesday, 03 Mar 2004
Laurence Anthony 'Larry' Clayton, CPO, USN (Ret.) age 43, died on Wed., March 3, 2004, due to injuries sustained in an auto accident on I-5 near Arlington.
Mr. Clayton was born on Jan. 16, 1961, in Perivale, Middlesex, England, to Ian Anthony Clayton and Dorothy Mary (Hughes) Clayton. He moved with his family to the United States in 1966, where they settled in Arcadia, Calif. He attended Arcadia schools, graduating from high school there. Following graduation, he entered the US Navy. After twenty years of service, he retired as a chief petty officer in 1998. His tours of duty included Japan, Adak Island and Diego Garcia, and he served during Desert Storm.
Larry came to Oak Harbor in 1994. Following his retirement, he operated the Artistic Fencing Co. He enjoyed reading and collecting football cards.
Larry is survived by his lifelong companion, Tammi Baker of Oak Harbor; three sons, Anthony, Jonathon and Timothy Clayton, all of Oak Harbor; one step-son, Matthew Baker of Oak Harbor; his parents, Tony and Dorothy Clayton of Williamsburg, Va.; his sister, Louise Clayton-Kastenholz and husband Keith of Williamsburg, Va.; two nieces, Sarah and Mary Clayton-Kastenholz. Larry was an extremely dedicated and loving father.
A memorial graveside service will be at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at 11 a.m., with full military honors under the auspices of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Honor Guard. Arrangements and cremation under direction of Burley Funeral Chapel.


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Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Duty Stations
VP-50 Blue DragonsVQ-1 World Watchers
  1981-1984, AMH-8319, VP-50 Blue Dragons
  1995-1998, AMH-8319, VQ-1 World Watchers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
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