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Eric Ralph Zealley

Eric Ralph Zealley, known as Ralph, was born in 1897. Parents, Andrew and Adela Zealley, of Coly Bank, Colyton, Devon. He was a native of Wadeford, Chard, Somerset and joined first the King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) and then the RAF. Extract from Reminiscences of John Blofield  (his cousin) Eric Ralph was the only son […]

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Positions - 1st Battle of Ypres

Menin Gate Memorial

The curved ceiling of the Menin Gate Memorial with the rebuilt town in the distance.

Pte A. Stringer’s grave in Perth Cemetery (China Wall)

Menin Gate Panel 11

A detail of Panel 11 of the Memorial with Joe’s friend Fellowes among those without a grave.

Army map of 1st Ypres October, 1914

Army map of 1st Ypres 29th October, 1914 – source, copy in the 'In Flanders Fields Museum', with permission. Where Joseph Garvey was captured is circled.

The Scots Guards Listed on Panel 11 on the Menin Gate

The Scots Guards are listed on Panel 11 on the Menin Gate. Just some of the 58,000 fallen who could not be identified.