Ralph was born on the 5th November 1893 at 258 Cog Lane in Habergham Eaves, Burnley in Lancashire to Ralph (FM001) and Mary (FM002). Below are details of his birth certificate:-

Registration District Burnley
1893 Birth in the Sub-District of Burnley in the Counties of Burnley and Lancaster
No. When and where
born
Name, if any Sex Name and surname
of father
Name, surname and
maiden surname
of mother
Occupation
of father
Signature, description and
residence of informant
When
registered
Signature of
registrar
Name entered
after registration
57 Fifth
November
1893
258 Cog
Lane
Habergham
Eaves
U.S.D.
Ralph Boy Ralph
Magnall
Mary
Magnall
formerly
Haworth
Cotton
Weaver
Ralph
Magnall
Father
258 Cog Lane
Habergham
Eaves
Thirteenth
November
1893
Robert
Munn
Registrar

Ralph served as a driver in the 122nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery during World War I and died on 23rd August 1918 aged 24. These details come from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. He is mentioned on the Myrtle Bank Memorial Tablet.

[Last updated 25 Mar 2003]