201681 Lance-Corporal Ernest Ingham.
25th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Killed in action 21 September 1918.
Buried in the Caudry British Cemetery, France.
The Burnley Express of 5 October 1918 reported: -
BRIERCLIFFE ATHLETE'S FATE.
Lance-Corporal Ernest Ingham, 201681, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, is reported by his Reedley pal, now home on leave, to have fallen in action. Ingham served for 12 months in Palestine, having joined up in June 1916. He was previously a weaver at Harle Syke Mill Co. Ltd., and was on the Sunday School Roll for St. James's, Briercliffe. He was 23 years of age and single. His parents are farmers at Bullion's Close, Lane Head, Mr. and Mrs. Illingworth Ingham. As an expert athlete, young Ingham attained considerable skill as a boxer, and was quite a favourite, and of good character. His grandfathers were both men of high standing - the late Ebonezer Wood, a Briercliffe yeoman farmer, and Connor Ingham, master hairdresser, of Abel Street, Burnley Lane. Private George Kenniford, Jewel Mill, states that it was on the 21st September when his pal, Ingham fell, Kenniford had rendered assistance, but to no avail.