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Private Ralph Yerks, 'Killed In Action' in France during World War I

Private Ralph Yerks, ‘Killed In Action’ in France during World War I

Ralph Yerks was the third and youngest son of George Oakley Yerks and Annie Cutler.  According to his draft registration card filed on June 5, 1917, Ralph was single, living in Rye and was working as a plumbers helper.  His two brothers, Leroy (later known as James Leroy) and William Benjamin also registered for the draft on June 5, 1917.  The […]