Dyer, Ralph Gibb

Dates:

War Service:
Second Lieutenant RALPH GIBB DYER of 92 Field Company Royal Engineers was killed in action on 23 February 1917, aged 23. He joined the Public Schools Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment and was then commissioned into the Engineers.

He is buried in Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial in All Saints church, Blackheath.

Details:
He was born in Blackheath, the son of William and Margaret Dyer. They later moved to Preston Park Avenue, Brighton. He was educated at Belmont School Blackheath and at Eastbourne and before war broke out had been studying for two years at the City and Guilds Engineering College in South Kensington. He was a member of the Officers Training Corps at Eastbourne and South Kensington and shot at Bisley for Eastbourne College OTC.

Source:

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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