Camp Cody - Earl J. DeMara 

* Scans of Lacey DeMara's great-uncle at Camp Cody *

Earl J. DeMara at Camp Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara at Camp Cody in the summer of 1918.


History of Earl J. DeMara

Earl was the first born of 11 surviving children, child of Alice Ewing and Theodore DeMara (Demarest) from Sioux City. Earl's grandfather, Granville Washington Demarest, was a Corporal for the Union during the Civil War, serving in Company E, New York 82nd Infantry Regiment. Earl's father, Theodore DeMara (who altered his surname for unknown reasons), enlisted in the army at Ft. Sidney, Nebraska, in 1880. He was a private in the Cavalry, and he was discharged in 1885. Earl J. DeMara, was at Camp Cody in the summer of 1918. He is survived by his daughter, Marilyn June.

Earl J. DeMara - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara at - Camp Cody - Deming, New Mexico
"After hard week's work with Lewis gun better known as fighting first squad."


Earl J. DeMara - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara and His Soldiers at Camp Cody - Deming, New Mexico - August 5, 1918
"The first squad ready for action with Lewis gun - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico."


Earl J. DeMara - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara at Camp Cody - Deming, New Mexico


Earl J. DeMara - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara at Camp Cody - Deming, New Mexico
"Just little practice in laying sites at target."


Earl J. DeMara - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara at Camp Cody - Deming, New Mexico
"Fixing up our home - oh you home."


Earl J. DeMara - Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico
Earl J. DeMara in the Florida Mountains - Deming, New Mexico - 1918
"Taken seven thousand feet above sea level. Just about all in..some climb..two hours and up only half way."


Earl DeMara & Friends at Camp Cody Charles Butes & Earl DeMara at Camp Cody
Earl DeMara and Friends at Camp Cody Charles Butes and Earl DeMara at Camp Cody


Lee and Earl DeMara Earl DeMara - Florida Mountains - Deming, New Mexico
Lee and Earl DeMara at Camp Cody Earl DeMara - Florida Mountains - Deming, New Mexico
All Scans Donated by Lacey DeMara


Acknowledgements: I wish to express my sincere appreciation to Lacey DeMara for donating her
scanned photographs. These pictures belonged to her great-uncle. Thank you very much Lacey
for sharing these pictures with everyone and for helping me to preserve the history of Camp Cody.
I do not own any of the actual Photographs or items on this Camp Cody Web site.

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