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St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
Ralph enlisted on 18th January 1917. He served with the 1/5th Battalion of the Bedfordshire Regiment, Regimental Number 37209. He saw active service in the Egyptian Theatre of War at the Battles of Gaza and Jaffa. Ralph ended the war in Palestine. He survived the war and died at Ashwell on 24th October 1968.
He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.
Date of Birth: 1st quarter 1898
Birth Place: Islington, London, UK
Residence: Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Marriage: (1) 4th quarter 1929 (2) 4th quarter 1955
Ralph was the second son of Amos Covington and Elizabeth (nee Waldock) Covington, born at Islington, London in the 1st quarter 1898.
Ralph married Florence Newman at Ashwell, Hertfordshire in the 4th quarter of 1929. They had two children. Florence died in June 1954.
Ralph married Grace Evelyn Sell at Ashwell in the 4th quarter of 1955.
Ralph died on 24th October 1968 at Ashwell, Hertfordshire.
|Birth Place:||Islington, London, UK|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Egypt, Palestine.|