11223 Private Edward Charles Ingham.

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1st Battalion East Lancashire Regiment.

Killed in action on the 1 July 1916.

Buried in Redan Ridge Cemetery No. 2. Beaumont-Hamel. Grave number A39.

The Burnley Express reported, LOWERHOUSE FAMILY'S LOSS. ONE SON KILLED ANOTHER MISSING. Lance-Corporal Edward Charles Ingham, (28), eldest son of Jonathan Ingham, 131, Lowerhouse Lane, was killed in action on July 1st. He was one of three soldier brothers. Enlisting shortly after the outbreak of war, he has seen considerable service. He was twice wounded. Prior to enlisting he was employed as a weaver at Haythornthwaite's. The second son Sergeant George Ingham, was a regular soldier before the war. During the earlier part of the campaign he was wounded. Now he is in London drilling recruits. Corporal Oscar Ingham, the youngest son, has been missing since last September. He enlisted about the same time as his brother Edward Charles. Although not mentioned in the report above, Edward Charles Ingham originally served in the 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. He landed with the battalion at Gallipoli on the 7 July 1915, being evacuated in August due to being wounded. On recovery he was posted to the 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment who were in France. At the time of his death his address was given as 2, Thurston Street, Burnley, Lancashire.

The other serving family members were, 10643 Sergeant George Ingham, East Lancashire Regiment - discharged due to wounds, and 11177 Corporal Oscar Ingham, 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment who was killed in action at Gallipoli on the 9 August 1915.