Lt Ralph John Hibbert Welland

1895 Oct 12. Born in Saltram Crescent, Kilburn, London

1901 census at 76, Marlens Square, Abbots Langley, Herts

1907 May 11. Baptised at Abbots Langley

1911 census at Abbots Road Abbots Langley

1914 Aug 24. Discharged Herts Yeomanry as medically unfit, but re-enlists 10 days later with 10th London Regt

1914 Sep 4. Enlists with 10th London Regt

1914 Nov 3 Landed in France

1915 Dec 10. Discharged Medically unfit from 10th London Regt

1916 Mar 8. Attests to Seaforth Highlanders. London Vlla, Abbots Rd, Abbots Langley

1916 Aug 11 Posted to France

1916 Sep 21. Returns to UK

1916 Oct 16 Discharged medically unfit from Seaforth Highlanders. He was suffering from VDH (Valvular Disease - Heart)

1916 Nov 24. Re-enlists and is serving in 7th Reserve Vet Hospital

1918 Jan 6 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RGA

1918 Nov 23 2nd Lt. R. J. H. Welland, R.G.A., Spec. Res, and to be temp. Lt. whilst empld. as Comdt. of a Prisoner of War Camp.

1920 Apr 1. RGA. The undermentioned relinquish their commns , and retain the rank of Lt.: R J H Welland

1920 Sep 24 Joined ADRIC with service no 629, posted to J Coy

1921 Mar 2. Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Mar 12. Posted to P Coy.

1921 Apr 9. "Dismissed the force" by A/Commandant

1921 Apr 22. Lt. R. J. H. Welland, late R.G.A., Spec. Res., relinquishes the rank of Lt. He then enlsits as a Private in the Scots Guards

1928 Jul 28 Leaves UK for Canada. His profession is "farming"

1930 May 10 Arrives in UK from Canada. His address is Post Restante, Birmingham, and he is a "farmer"

1930 Apr/Jun Marries in Birmingham to Effie R Shepherd

1939 Register. He is at 113 Manor House Lane , Birmingham . He is Book Keeper Armament Tariffs Department and is with Effie.

1940 Jul 7. RA to be Lt. - Lt. Ralph John Hibbert Welland (120953).

1944 Sep 26. Lt. R. J. H. Welland (120953) is cashiered by sentence of a Gen. Court-Martial

1945 Jul/Sep . Died Ipswich