John William ('Jack') INGHAM MSM

Badge Number: S47277, Sub Branch: North Adelaide
S47277

INGHAM, John William

Service Number: 1050
Enlisted: 10 September 1914
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 1888
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Poultry farmer
Died: Adelaide, South Australia, 16 May 1953, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mitcham Anglican Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Dublin WW1 & WW2 Roll of Honor, Dublin War Memorial, North Adelaide Christ Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1050, 16th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1050, 16th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1050, 4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, Third Ypres
22 Feb 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1050, 4th Infantry Brigade Headquarters

Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal - Sergeant John William ('Jack') INGHAM HQ 4th Infantry Brigade

'For conspicuously good work and devotion to duty during the period 22nd September 1917 - 24th February 1918. In the recent operations at POLYGON WOOD and ZONNEBEKE the Brigade and dumps were always kept replenished, due to the energy and foresight displayed by this N.C.O. Regardless of danger he has performed his duties to the utmost satisfaction and set a fine example to those working under him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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