The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H Ingram


Private Harry INGRAM, G/19428, 7th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 81579, Sherwood Foresters), killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 28th March 1918.

Born Heath, Derby, son of James & Ann Ingram.

1911Census - 54, Newcastle Street, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire - James Ingram, head, age 48, married, coal miner, below ground, worker, born Newhall, Derbyshire; Ann Ingram, wife, age 46, married 28 years, 9 children, 8 still alive, born Rippley, Derbyshire; Violet Ingram, daughter, age 21, single, worker, born Skegby, Nottinghamshire; Harry Ingram, son, age 18, single, coal miner, below ground, worker, born Doe Lea?, Derbyshire; Gertrude Ingram, daughter, age 12, born Skegby, Nottinghamshire; James Ingram, son, age 10, born Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire; Anna Ingram, daughter, age 8, born Skegby, Nottinghamshire; William Ingram, son, age 6, born Skegby, Nottinghamshire.

2nd May 1914, Register Office, Mansfield, , married Mary Keeling, spinster, 58 Newcastle Street, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire.

Child - Harold Ingram, (Keeling), born 1st April 1913, illegitimate.

Enlisted Sutton in Ash, Nottinghamshire, age 23 years & 208 days, height 6ft 2 inches, weight 154lbs.  Resided 58 Newcastle Street, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire / 8 Lime Court, Wood Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.  Formerly coal miner.

Home 24th February 1916 to 25th June 1917; BEF 26th June 1917 to 28th March 1918.

24th February 1916, enlisted; 18th May 1917, Cleadon, having a dirty rifle on guard mounting parade at 4.15pm, 7 days confined to Barracks; 14th June 1917, Cleadon, overstaying his leave from 5.30am until 7.50am, 16th June 1917, admonished, forfeits 3 days pay; 26th June 1917, posted BEF.

15th December 1918, date when Separation Allowance of 19/6 a week will cease.

16th December 1918, pension of 20/5 a week awarded to widow & one child.

1919, December, Mansfield Registration District, Mary Ingram, married Arthur Barfoot.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59., France.

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