Ralph Richardson - Private

Rank: Private
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Manchester, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (South Panel)


Private Ralpeh Weeks Richardson was the son of Mr. F. E. Richardson. He grew up in Manchester, Iowa.

Ralph studied agriculture at Iowa State but left the Class of 1917. He joined the Army on August 6, 1918 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. He served with the 10th Company, S.A.R.D.

He died of influenza while aboard a transport on his way to England on October 3, 1918 and was buried at sea.