23982 Private Samuel Ingham.

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1st Battalion, Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment.

Died of wounds 26 September 1916.

Samuel Ingham was born at Prestolee, Nr. Bolton, Lancashire circa 1895 the son of Edward and Alice Ann Ingham. He is on the Holy Trinty Church, Prestolee, Roll of Honour where he was a regular attender. At the time of enlisting in April 1916 he was living at 85, Market Street, Stoneclough, Bolton and was employed as a carter for his brother Councillor Thomas Ingham of the Market Street Tavern, Stoneclough. Samuel had only been in France for 5 weeks when he was wounded. The wounds proved to be fatal as he died of these wounds on 26 September 1916.

Details from "Fallen in the Fight - Farnworth and Kearsley Men who died in the Great War" by Neil and Sue Richardson. ISBN 1 85216 058 6.

Buried in the Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France.