INGLEY, Charles Hilton
(Service number 7/2049)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Gunner|
|Date||30 May 1891||Place of Birth||Shannon|
|Address at Enlistment||St Andrews, South Canterbury|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M. INGLEY (mother), Palmerston North|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|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|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||28 July 1976||Age||85 years|
|Place of Death||Auckland|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated Purewa; ashes interred in Old Papatoetoe Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
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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