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Victor Robert INGRAM

Regimental number3158
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolSt Patrick's School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address18 Gladstone Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Ingram, 18 Gladstone Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 5), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
120
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth INGRAM, 51 Bronte Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 44 Pte George INGRAM, 13th Bn, killed in action, 9 September 1915; killed and E J Ingram
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 18 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 16 February 1916.

Taken on strength of 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 6 April 1916.

Admitted to No 15 Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 5 May 1916 (conjunctivitis), 10 May 1916; transferred to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ferry Post, 11 May 1916; discharged to duty, 16 May 1916 (opthalmia); rejoined unit, 17 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, INGRAM Victor Robert

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