1892 Apr/Jun Born Edmonton, Middlesex
1901 census at 46 Barkworth Rd, Camberwell
1911 census He is a Rifleman in KRRC Shorncliffe Camp, Elham in Kent (where he marries the next year)
1912 Apr/Jun Married Sarah Lilian Frances Johnson in Elham, Kent. They had 5 children
1914 Aug 13 Lands in France
1916 Feb 8. The King's Royal Rifle Corps. Serjeant Ralph W. V. Midlane to be Second Lieutenant.
1917 Aug 8 . K R Rifle. C.—The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.:— R. W. V. Midlane, and to remain seed.
1917 Oct 1. RFC. Asst. Instrs. in Gunnery. (Graded as Equipment Officers, 3rd cl.). 2nd Lt. R. W. V. Midlane, K.R. Rif. C., and to be seed.
His RAF record is on TNA
1919 May 21. K.R. Rif. C.—Lt. R. W. V. Midlane retires receiving a gratuity.
1921 Feb 22. Joins ADRIC with service no 1753. Posted L Coy
1921 Jun 16. Injured in Rathcoole Ambush . Later got £150 compensation - wounds in the arms
1921 Jun 16 Admitted Cork Military Hospital
1921 Oct 21 to 10 Nov Suspended
1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1938 Aug 13. Civil Service Appointments. Ministry of Transport Clerk, Special Class, Ralph William Victor Midlane
1943 Jun 19 .K.R.R.C. Lt. R. W. V. Midlane (175614) having attained the age limit of liability to recall ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs.
1948 Jan/Mar died Southend on Sea, Essex