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Born: 8 April 1896
Died: 7 April 1918
Address: 11Norwood Road, Shipley
Parents: Job and Annie, nee Pease
Occupation: Hodgson’s loom makers, Frizinghall
Rank: Sgt
Rolls of Honour: St Paul’s Church
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps
Fred Ingham
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Fred Ingham was the son of Job Ingham. Job was born c1864 in Cherwell, Leeds. He married Annie Pease 13 April 1884 at St. George’s, Leeds. They had five children. In 1891 they were living in Bradford, where Job worked as a fitter. Fred, their youngest child, was born 8 April 1897 in Bradford. He was baptised 22 August 1897 at Bradford Cathedral. By 1901 the family had moved to 8
Fenton Place, Heaton, Shipley. In 1911 they were at 11 Norwood Road, Shipley with Job working as a foreman fitter and Fred as an errand boy. Fred served in WW1 and was killed in action 7 April 1918. Report in the Shipley Times 19 April: - BURIED ON BIRTHDAY News has been received Mr. and Mrs. Ingham, of 19 Norwood Rd., Shipley, that their son, Sergt. Fred
Ingham, Royal Flying Corps, was killed 7 April. Twenty-one years of age, he had been in the Army just over two years and had been at the front since September 1917. He was buried near the lines on his birthday, 8 April. Previous to joining the colours he worked at Hodgson’s loom makers. Frizinghall, and was connected with the Milton Rooms, Manningham.
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Thanks to Colini Coates for researching and writing this