Contributed by: Jane Halton, on 2008-11-04
|Year of Birth||1893|
|Year of Death||1917|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Seaton Delavel, Northumberland|
ralph was the youngest of 6 children, a butcher by trade,. living with his widowed mother. At 44 Hartburn Terrace Seaton Delavel. Northumberland. joined up 13/10/1916. transferred 10/8/1917. Sailed from southhampton, to le Harve France. Joined his battallion on 21/8/1917. killed in action at Passhendaele, 12/october 1917. Missing. Aged 24. Memorial at tyne Cot panel 10. He was awarded the British medal and the victory Medal, which his mother Mary Halton signed for January 1918.