Lt Ralph Emerson Sanders, HLI


1894 Jan 7. Born London

1894 Feb 18. Baptised

1901 census at 205, Gipsy Road, Lambeth

1911 census at 66 Woodstock Road, Bedford Park, Chiswick

1912 Nov 18 Enlisted in London Regt

1914 Sep 15. Landed in France

1916 Jan 22. Commissioned 2nd Lt. The Highland Light Infantry. Serjeant R.E. Sanders, from The London Regiment, Territorial Force

1918 Sep 27. Labour Corps. Temp. Lt. R. E. Sanders to be actg. Capt. while comdg. Area Emplt. Co.

1918 Dec 3, Relinquishes the acting rank of Capt.

1919 Jul 26. Demobbed

1921 Jun 14. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 2063. Posted to A Coy.

Undated Fined £1 by Company Commander

1922 Jan. He appears to have served until demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar - Aug Worked as a Clerk in Michelin Tyre Co of Fulham Road

1924 Jan 21. He then enlisted in the RAF as an AC2. from MIC and service record exists. Signs for 8 year in Colours, 4 in Reserves

1939 Register He is living in 6 Bowly Road , Cirencester U.D., Gloucestershire. He is an RAF Foreman of Equipment and has a wife Lilian

1961 Jan 25. Died in Cheshire


WO 339/54676