Images courtesy of David.
Laid to rest at the Field of Honour
Born: 1891, Murra Warra, Blackheath, Victoria, Australia.
Died: 24th July 1916; age: 25 years & 3 months; Died of Wounds received in France at the Northgate Ward, of the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich. Fractured Spine – Acute ascending myelitis of cord.
Place of Association: Blackheath, Victoria, Australia.
Enlistment Details: Date: July 1915; Age: 24 years & 3 months; Occupation: Farmer; Religion: Methodist. Next of kin address: 28, ‘Warilda’ Urquhart Street, Horsham, Victoria. Height: 6ft, fair complexion, light blue eyes & light brown hair. 2 small moles on the left side of the forehead, and one on the right side of the forehead.
Date of Embarkation – 8th February 1916. Place of Embarkation – Melbourne – Ship – H.M.A.T. ‘Warilda’ A69.
Wounded in France on the 15th July 1916 – admitted to 13th General Hospital – Boulogne – 16th July 1916 – Gun Shot Wound of Spine – Lumbar Region.
Embarked on the H.S. ‘Cambria’ – 18th July 1916 – Boulogne.
Admitted to the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital – 18th July 1916.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 3840.
Regiment: Australian Imperial Force, Australian Infantry, 57th Battalion.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Sarah Jane Ingleton, of Blackheath, Horsham, Victoria, Australia.
Father: Thomas Ingleton, born December 1863, Beaufort, Victoria, Australia.
Mother: Sarah Jane Ingleton (nee Holland), born 1866.
A Testament & diary belonging to Charles was sent to his father, Thomas.
Ernest Ingleton at his brother’s grave in Ipswich cemetery.
Thomas also received ‘Where The Australian’s Rest’ on the 17th November. The Memorial Scroll & King’s message on the 2nd December 1921. The Memorial Plaque on the 3rd August 1922, and the Victory medal on the 3rd August 1923.
with special thanks to Cathy Sedgwick for extra research and assistance: