Lieutenant Colonel Clay M. Supplee

…commanded the 31st Infantry Regiment in the Philippines from November 1925 to February 1926 (3 months) while awaiting Colonel Berry’s arrival.

Colonel Supplee was born in Maryland in 1879, served in the Spanish-American War, was commissioned from the ranks in 1901, served with the 1st Division during World War I, and retired as a colonel in 1932.