William James INGRAM

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INGRAM, William James

Service Number: 907
Enlisted: 26 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Aylesbury, England, 1887
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Police Constable
Died: Died of wounds - severe gunshot wound, Baviere Hospital, Malta, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot B, Row V1, Grave 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 907, Enlisted at Sydney
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 907, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 907, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
2 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, In the field
28 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, In the field
6 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 907, Severe gunshot wound to the head and evacuated to Malta on 12 August 1915 on board Dunluce Castle
13 Aug 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 907, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mrs. E Pearson of 116 School Lane, Merry Hill, Bushey, England

Next of kin given as May McDonald of 'Glen Innes', Woodland Street, Balgowlah, Manly, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Prior to enlisting he was a Police Constable  at the Police Depot in Bourke Street, Sydney

Before he migrated to Australia was employed for 6 years by the City of London Police with the rank of Sergeant. He also served in the Garrison Artillery from which he resigned to migrate to Australia

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mrs. E Pearson of 116 School Lane, Merry Hill, Bushey, England

Next of kin given as May McDonald of 'Glen Innes', Woodland Street, Balgowlah, Manly, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Prior to enlisting he was a Police Constable  at the Police Depot in Bourke Street, Sydney

Before he migrated to Australia was employed for 6 years by the City of London Police with the rank of Sergeant. He also served in the Garrison Artillery from which he resigned to migrate to Australia

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