Image from the 1916 Suffolk Chronicle Newspaper


Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd July 1916; age 26; KiA. Served in France 14 months during the battle of the Somme.

Occupation: Footman for Lady Furness, of London.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 1914.

Date of Entry Therein: 12th July 1915 – France.


Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 19316.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘B’ Battery, 78th Brigade.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Buried in a cemetery behind the firing line.

Grave Reference:


Meaulte Military Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Louisa Ann Ingram, of 4, Cardigan Street, Ipswich & the late Alfred J. Ingram.




1891   ‘Ipswich Arms’ Lower Brook Street, Ipswich.


Percy was 10 months old and living with his parents & brothers.

Alfred Ingram, 37, a Publican, born Shrewston, Wiltshire.

Louisa Ann Ingram (nee Gooding), 30, born Ipswich.

Alfred James Ingram, 6, born Ipswich.

Charles William Ingram, 4, born Paddington, London.

Sidney Herbert Ingram, 3, born Ipswich.

1 general servant, 1 domestic servant & 1 ostler.


1901   32, Great Wingfield Street, Ipswich.


Percy was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 47, no occupation.

Louisa, 40.

Alfred, 16, a Tailor.

Charles, 14, a Baker’s Boy.

Sydney, 13.

Walter Arthur Ingram, 9, born Ipswich.

Victoria Louisa Ingram, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   11, Bruton Street, St. George Hanover Square, London.


Percy was 22 years old, a Footman & 1 of 9 servants to 50 year old widow, Maud E. Wynnefinch – Living on Private Means.


Percy’s father, Alfred Ingram died 11th December 1907, of the Joiners’ Arms, 2 & 4, Castle Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Louisa A. Ingram – mother.


Percy is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.



 Royal Field Artillery, ‘B’ Battery, 78th Brigade:

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