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Ralph Peter Galloway

Timekeeper
Birthplace London Lambeth EnglandPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 30 Dunedin Road Date of Birth: January 19, 1888 Date of Death: November 12, 1918

Biography

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : RALPH PETER GALLOWAY 

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth: 2nd Quarter 1888. Lambeth 

Date and Place of Death: 12th November 1918. Dunedin Road, Eastriggs, Dumfrieshire. Scotland 

Nationality: British 

 

Biography 

Childhood: Went to Walnut Tree School, Lambeth.  

Siblings: 

Frances Galloway. Born:  Lambeth (1872 – 1934) 

Laura Jane Galloway Born: Lambeth (1874-1904) 

George Alexander Galloway. Lambeth (B:1876)  

William Richard Galloway. Lambeth (1878-1945)  

Ernest David Galloway. Lambeth (1881-1936)                         

Charles Albert Galloway. Lambeth (B:1886) 

John Frederick Galloway Lambeth (1890-1917) KIA  

Mabel Alice Galloway Lambeth (1892-1969)    

Daisy Isabel Galloway. Lambeth(B:1894-1963?)             

(For their military Service see Notes) 

 

Parents: William Thomas Galloway (1844-1917).  Elizabeth Frances Galloway M/S Manning  (1851-1898) 

Parent’s occupations: William was an Engineer. 

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  Not known 

Occupation: Solder.  Militia: 23rd October 1906.  Enlisted: 17th December 1906. 3rd Battalion, Queens Royal West Kents. At time of discharge           

 3 Company, 2nd Battalion.  

Lance Corporal;March 1908.   

Sergeant;9th January. Discharged due to valvular disease of the heart in October 1916.  

Place of residence at Gretna: 25 Lady Street, Annan/ Dunein Road, Eastriggs. Wife then lived at west 6, Gretna Township. 

Job title at Gretna: Staff  timekeeper 

Marital status: Married: 4th January 1917. Whitehaven to Mary Shannon 

Mary worked in the Bake House, (probably at Gretna). She got TB and died in 1920. They are buried at Eastriggs. 

Children: One child: Ralph Alexander Galloway. Born: 3rd May 1918. Eastriggs.  On the death of his mother in 1920 Ralph Alexander Galloway was adopted by his maternal Grandparents, Robert and Elizabeth Shannon. In 1939 they were all living together at 48 Raffles Avenue, Carlisle. He was working in a biscuit Factory. 

Travels:  

Awards/recognitions:  

Trivia / any other information: Ralph Alexander married Elizabeth A. Robertson in 1940. They devorced in 1946 and he married again in 1947 to Ivy Jones. He died in 1979.  

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