Hod P. Clements, a Ray City, GA veteran of World War I, joined the US Army at Milltown (now Lakeland), GA. He reported as ordered at Nashville, GA on September 21, 1917, along with 28 other Berrien County men, for transportation to the “mobilization camp” at newly opened Camp Gordon, Chamblee, GA. Clements trained at Camp Wheeler in Macon, GA before shipping overseas.
Hod served overseas from September 17, 1918 to July 5, 1919. He was assigned to Company F, 106th Engineers, a unit of the 31st Division. Known as the Dixie Division it was made up of men from Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. The 31st was at Brest when the armistice was signed on November 11, 1918.
- Hosea Peeples “Hod” Clements
- Hod P. Clements and the Dixie Division
- Ray City Home of Hod P. Clements
- Ray City Alumni of Georgia Normal College and Business Institute at Abbeville, GA
- Armistice Day Memorial to Soldiers from Berrien County, GA Killed During WWI
- Ray City, GA Veterans of World War I
- Frances Clements’ 1944 Rendezvous with Frogs, Formulas, and Figures
- Ray City School Gets Lunch Room, 1941
- WWI Boom for Clements Lumber Company at Ray City, GA
- Hartridge Columbus Futch and the Construction of Camp Wheeler