INGLEY, Charles Hilton
(Service number 7/2049)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Gunner


Date 30 May 1891 Place of Birth Shannon

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment St Andrews, South Canterbury
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. INGLEY (mother), Palmerston North
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 8 January 1916
Embarked From Suez, Egypt Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Field Artillery

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 July 1976 Age 85 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Purewa; ashes interred in Old Papatoetoe Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Hilton Ingley was born on 30 May 1891 at Shannon, the son of James and Margaret (née Yule) Ingley. He was baptised in 1893 at Foxton. A shepherd at St Andrews, Canterbury, he named his mother, Mrs M. Ingley, Palmerston North, as next-of-kin. His father had died in 1903. C. H. Ingley left for Trentham on 18 October 1915 with South Canterbury’s quota for the Ninth Reinforcements.

Charles Hilton Ingley, a soldier, married Amy Maud Stone, on 20 February 1917 at St Andrew’s Church, Enfield, London, England. Their first child was born in England. Charles died on 28 July 1976 in Auckland, and was cremated at Purewa, his ashes being interred in the Old Papatoetoe Cemetery.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 June 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 June 2020]; Purewa Cremation record [13 June 2020]; Old Papatoetoe Cemetery headstone transcription [13 June 2020]; Timaru Herald, 18 October 1915 (Papers Past) [10 January 2016]

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