Armistice Day Memorial to Soldiers from Berrien County, GA Killed During WWI » Charlie Railey ~ WWI ~ Berrien County, GA

Alapaha, Ga.

Private Railey entered service July 16, 1918. Was attached to 6th Company, Coast Artillery Corps., Ft. Screven, Ga. Later transferred to Camp Merritt, N.J. Embarked for over-sea service in September, 1918, sailing on the ill-fated transport “Otranto,” which was sunk off the Scottish Coast in a collision October 6, 1918. Private Railey was one of the soldiers drowned.

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