Clayton Whitley is a native of Williamston, North Carolina. He was drafted into the US Army in 1940 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He attended boot camp at Fort McClellan and was assigned to the 26th Infantry Division of the Massachusetts National Guard. Whitley was stationed at the Aerial Training and Observation Command at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. From 1942 to 1945 he served as General George Patton's personal driver in North Africa, Italy, France, Belgium and Czechoslovakia.

Transcript Number 066
Title: Clayton Whitley: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Clayton Whitley
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: June 27, 2001
Location of Interview: Watha, N.C.
Description: 1 Mini- DV Cassette Tape; sd., col.+ 1 VHS Cassette Tape
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience