A. E. Ingram
Service no. 8804
Private, Worcestershire Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Born in Lambeth; enlisted in London; lived in Clapham
Killed in action on 7 November 1914
Remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium
The National Roll of the Great War gives the following entry for Arthur Edward Ingram:
‘He volunteered and proceeded to France at the outbreak of war, and fought in the Retreat of Mons, and at the Battles of Le Cateau, the Aisne and the Marne. He gave his life for the freedom of England on November 7th, 1914, in the first Battle of Ypres, and was entitled to the Mons Star and the General Service and Victory Medals.’
His address was given as 56 Dalyell Road, Landor Road, SW9. was born in Lambeth and lived in Clapham.
Arthur Edward was born in 1887 in Lambeth, the middle child of Arthur Ingram, a carman who worked for Clapham & Battersea Borough Council, and Emma. There were two other children. In 1911 Arthur’s parents and their oldest son William lived at 30 Pensbury Street along with a lodger. We have not yet located Arthur Edward on the census for that year.