When he was alive he was married to Deliah and friends with Valdred Moray. During the Scourge invasion of Lordaeron Raleigh was killed and reanimated to serve the Scourge war machine. With Illidan's attack on the Lich King with the eye of Sargeras and The Dark Lady revolt against scourge, Raleigh was freed from the Lich King's control and decided to join the forsaken.
At some point he was approached by an orc who gave him his wife's wedding ring. Upon receiving the ring Raleigh stated that he did not care that his wife died but did wanted revenge on the person who killed her. He then sends the adventurer to hunt down his wife's murderer and bring him his hands. After the deed is done Raleigh has decided to keep the hands as memento of his friend's betrayal and gives the orc who helped him get revenge the .
Following the Cataclysm val'kyr Aradne resurrected the object of Raleigh's revenge, Valdred, who ended deciding to join the Forsaken. It is unknown if Raleigh is aware that Valdred has joined the forsaken.