Ralph Knight ~ Otranto Disaster

Ralph Knight, Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA

Ralph Knight  of Ray City, GA registered for the WW I draft  on this date, June 5, in the year 1917.  According to his draft card his birth date was April 19, 1890 although his grave marker gives his birth year as 1889. Occupation: Farmer.  Medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.

Ralph shipped out on the ill-fated troop ship Otranto.  He was lost at sea in the Otranto disaster Oct 6 1918 .

His gravemarker was placed at Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, Georgia.