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Zeb Vance Ingram

In memory of:

Private Zeb Vance Ingram

July 20, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

2001

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Light Horse

Additional Information


Born:

October 28, 1879
North Carolina

Son of William T. and Rachel A. Ingram. Served in the Spanish-American War.

Commemorated on Page 261 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Plot H. Row 1. Grave 7.

Location:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY is a civil cemetery lying on the south of the main road to Dunkerque. Follow the A16 autoroute from Calais to Dunkirk. Come off at Junction 19 in the direction of Merck and follow the road to the junction. Turn left into Calais at junction and follow the road for approximately 3 kilometres. The Communal Cemetery is on the left hand side of the road, 50 metres after the traffic lights. To find the Commonwealth War Graves, proceed along the main pathway to the rear left hand side of the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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While in a cherry tree at Amettes at about 7:30 PM July 7, 1917, picking cherries for the police mess, a branch of the tree broke and he fell to the ground, sustaining a fracture and dislocation of the spine.  He was immediately taken to the 58th Casualty Clearing Station, Lillers and later evacuated to No. 18 General Hospital, Dannes, Camiers, and thence to No. 35 General Hospital,Calais, where he succumbed top his injuries some time later.

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