Edward Ingram

Bank: Westminster Bank

Place of work: Walton-on-Thames branch

Died: 27 November 1945


Edward William Ingram was born on 2 July 1919. He was educated at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Wimborne, where he was an enthusiastic sportsman, playing rugby and football and participating in running and hurdles. After leaving school he joined the staff of Westminster Bank in May 1935. From June 1938 he was based at the bank's Boscombe branch.


At the outbreak of war in September 1939 Ingram left the bank to go on war service with the Dorset Yeomanry. He later transferred to the Royal Artillery. 


Lance Bombardier Ingram survived the whole Second World War, but died on 27 November 1945 of complications following a broken bone caused by a collision in a football match. He was 26 years old and left a widow, Joan, whom he had married in 1942, and a young daughter. 


Edward Ingram is commemorated on a bank war memorial at NatWest Bournemouth Southbourne Grove branch

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