Ralph Drake Newbrook, born in Whitchurch in 1889, the eldest son of Joseph and Edith Newbrook.
Husband of Dorothy Eleanor (nee Knight) Newbrook of Paris, Ontario, Canada.
Ralph left for Canada on 1st March 1912 from Liverpool on the Virginian (Allan Line Steamship Co Ltd; Captain J T Gambell), arriving in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was employed as a Knitter in a Mill, when he enlisted in September 1915.
Ralph was the elder brother of Stanley Victor Newbrook who was killed in action in 1916.
Regiment : 75th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Rank : Private
Service Number : 164317
Killed in Action France 19th April 1917 Age 29