Private 7517 Ralph Griffin

Reason: Killed in Action
Date: 8 Jan 1915
Age:   28
Theatre: France and Flanders
Action:   Killed by a sniper in the trenches at Wulvergem [War Diary]
CWGC Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave or Panel: Panels 36 & 38
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
     
Unit: 1st Battalion
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals
Enlisted: Enlisted at Bedford
Arrived in Theatre:   France, 26 Aug 1914
     
Born:   Mar Qtr 1886 at Farnborough, Warks
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Baptised:   18 Jul 1886 at Farnborough
   
Parents: Thomas and Mary Griffin [nee Leigh]
Wife:   Mabel Alice Griffin [nee Duckett]    
Marriage:   10 Sep 1910 at Southam    
Children:   Ralph Griffin born 7 Nov 1914 & baptised 27 Dec 1914
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1891 Address:   Farnborough, Warks
  Census
1901 Address: Briar Farm, Southam
Census
1911 Address: Wood Street, Southam
Census
1911 Occupation:
Assurance Agent
Census
CWGC Page:      
Private Griffin
CWGC Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Regimental History: Bedfordshire Regiment
Battalion History:   1st Battalion