Ezra Hubbard. The family farmed. In 1940 his father was working for the state highway department and Ralph was working as a salesman. Ralph had a reported 1939 income of $210.
Ralph had completed 2-years of college and was working as a salesman when he was drafted in May 1941. After his initial training he was sent to England perhaps having already been assigned to C Company 116th Infantry. He was with that unit on D-Day as the unit was one of the companies of the 116th Infantry making the amphibious assault on Hitler's "fortress Europe". TSGT Hubbard died that day, killed in action on 6 Jun 1944.
Repatriated after the war, TSGT Hubbard was buried in the Banner Bolling Cemetery in Pound, Virginia.