|Died||27 June 1743
|Allegiance||Kingdom of Great Britain|
|Battles/wars||War of Spanish Succession
War of Austrian Succession
Born the son of Sir John Clayton and Alice (Bowyer) Clayton, Jasper Clayton lived at Fernhill in Buckinghamshire. He chose to join the Army and climbed the ranks to become a Lieutenant General. In 1707, during the War of the Spanish Succession, he was present at the Battle of Almansa.
He was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Gibraltar in 1727 remaining there until 1730. He fought in the War of Austrian Succession and was killed at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743. He is buried at Wingfield in Buckinghamshire.
|Governor of Gibraltar