Regiment : 1st Royal Marine Battalion Royal Naval Division Royal Marine Light Infantry
Service number : PLY2058
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 26th October 1917 aged 34
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 1 and 162A.
Relatives : Son of Katherine Allcock, of Fish Hill, Redditch, and the late Ralph Allcock; husband of Alice Harriet Allcock, 31 Rosehall, Alcester, Warwickshire
Memorial : Redditch Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church WW1 War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes and Sandra Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: 1917.
Ralph Allcock was born on 7th September 1884. He married Alice Harriet Hunt at Arrow, Warwickshire on 28th December 1908. On the 1911 census, Ralph aged 26, born Redditch, Fish Hook Stamper was resident with his wife Alice aged 28 at 28 Station Road, Studley. Ralph enlisted on 30th November 1915 at Stratford on Avon when he gave his occupation as a Telephone Labourer (G.P.O.). He was posted to the Army Reserve the same day and mobilised on 28th April 1917. Ralph was killed in action on 26th October 1917 and later awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.