John Ingham was the son of Ernest and Florence Ingham, of Walshaw, Lancashire, he enlisted in the Royal Ulster Rifles and volunteered for Airborne Forces.
Rfn Ingham successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles, and took part in Operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).
Rfn Ingham died of wounds on 4 April 1945, aged 18, and was given a field burial at Greven, Germany, and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery on 23 May 1947.
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