Correctly named pair to 98222 Pte 2 R Roper RAF.
Richard was born in February 1886. He enlisted into the RAF in October 1917. His records show he was in the Army but we haven’t been able to locate him. It also shows he lived in Ince-in-Makerfiled Wigan and was a labourer in a weaving shed.
He served in France from 3-11-17 until 24-4-19 and his trade is listed as a labourer.
Medals come without ribbons. Further research needed to discover his Army records.