|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||59907||15th, 17th & 2nd Battalions
Ralph worked as a coal miner and married Harriett Holmes – who was sister to Charles Holmes He served with the 15th, 17th and 2nd Foresters. During the 1930s he is known to have owned a small quarrying concern at Crich. Two of his sons died during WW2 and are named on the church gate memorial plaques at St Mary’s, Crich.
Photo courtesy Peter Patilla
He enlisted in August 1916. 
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Ralph Poyser's brother Gilbert Poyser is also on the Roll of Honour.
|Margaret E||Poyser||wife||39||South Wingfield|
|William||Fox||stepson||16||Blacksmith striker||South Wingfield|
RG12 piece 2746 folio 71 page 35
|Mary E||Poyser||Head (wdw)||49||Living on own means||South Wingfield|
|Ralph W||Poyser||son||18||Colliery labourer||Crich|
RG13 piece 3231 folio 22 page 36
|Margaret E||Poyser||Head (wdw)||59||Household management||South Wingfield|
|Ralph W||Poyser||son||28||Coal miner hewer||Crich|
|Gilbert N||Poyser||son||20||Blacksmith's striker||Crich|
|Edith May||Poyser||daughter||18||Picker in woollen works||Crich|
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1918 Voters List
Ralph Poyser, Near Church, absent on military service.
1939 Register: Bowns Hill, Crich
Harriett Poyser b.7 August 1887
Leonard R Poyser b.1 November 1913; rib hand hosiery manufacturer
Harry W Poyser b.21 Novemenr 1914 ; ARP full time warden
Charles P Poyser b.30 April 1918; circular knitting hosiery manufacturer