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September 24, 2016

Few Fatalities Expected From “Flu” at Camp Cody

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 5:42 pm

The death at Camp Cody of one soldier and two civilian employes is reported. Owing to very careful medical safeguards and rigid quarantine few fatalities are expected. New Cases are not very numerous. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, October 14, 1918

Lt. Col. John Reddy, New Division Surgeon at Camp Cody

Lieut. Col. John J. Reddy, of the army medical school and division officers’ war college, Washington, is now division surgeon, acting camp surgeon and chief sanitary officer. Lieut. Col. John J. Reddy was with General Pershing in Mexico and wears a Philippine service badge. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, October 14, 1918

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September 17, 2016

Few Cases of Influenza At Camp Cody; None Dangerous

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 3:19 pm

Cases of Spanish influenza are few in Camp Cody and no patient is considered even dangerous today. Strictest measures are being enforced to stamp it out entirely and with all speed. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Wednesday, October 9, 1918

Farewell Celebration Given 622d Signal Corps

The Y.M.C.A joined the Knights of Columbus in a fitting farewell celebration in the Knights of Columbus hall yesterday afternoon in honor of the 622d field signal corps, Major Wm. Crook commanding. Chaplain Father Dunlop was master of ceremonies. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Thursday, December 5, 1918

Detachment From Camp Cody is sent to Guard Munitions

A detachment of 290 men left Camp Cody last night bound for Fort Wingate, New Mexico, to guard munitions being sent there from the east. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Thursday, December 5, 1918

September 12, 2016

Expects Order to Start Camp Cody Sewer System Soon

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 12:28 am

Mr Sherman, engineer, from the engineering branch, construction division, quartermaster department, has just been here looking over plans for the sewer system for Camp Cody.

The system includes a 1,500,00 gallon septic tank on the bank of the Mimbres river at the north end of First street, northeast of the camp. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Friday, May 31, 1918

September 3, 2016

Expect Boost At Camp Cody in New Construction

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 9:17 pm

W. D. Ballantine, traveling account of the construction division of the quartermaster’s corps, from Washington, D. C., left here Saturday, after inspecting the accounting department of the construction quartermaster here. It was said that Mr. Ballantine expects to be back in Washington next week. It is thought that his return may speed up construction work here in Deming, which is now almost at a standstill because no orders and plans ans specifications have come fro further work. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, April 29, 1918

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Camp Cody – Deming, NM – Panel 4 of 6

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