Son of Lord Barnard. Brother to Henry Vane and Christopher Vane. Henry died during the war.
Teesdale Mercury 25.08.1915 - Page 5: Column 2
Hon. Ralph Vane in Mediterranean.
Teesdale Mercury 20.10.1915 - Page 5: Column 1
Ralph Vane (Lord Barnard's youngest son) has been gazetted Captain in a Garrison Batt of Northumberland Fusiliers in Mediterranean. His 2nd son. Christopher is on Military duty in France. Harry Vane, the eldest is at Harrogate
Teesdale Mercury 21.06.1916 - Page 5: Column 1
Captain Ralph Vane in hospital in Malta
Teesdale Mercury 22.05.1918 - Page 2: Column 5
R F Vane promoted to Captain in 4th DLI