Donald, Alan James Ingram

Eldest son of Sir Archibald and Lady Maude Donald, of Manchester, he came to Winchester from Hoylake School; he was a House Prefect, played in Commoner XV, stood on Dress for VI and in 1912 won his Association XI Cap. His two brothers also came to Winchester. He went up to New College, Oxford in October of that year to study medicine.

When the war came he volunteered at once and was gazetted to the 6th (Territorial) Battalion Manchester Regiment, proceeding with them to Egypt in September 1914. Early in May 1915 they were ordered to the Dardanelles. He fell, near the village of Krithia, on June 4th 1915, while leading his platoon in an attack on the Turkish trenches. His body was never found and he is commemorated on Panel 158 of the Helles Memorial.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Donald
  • Forenames or initials: Alan James Ingram
  • House: K
  • Years in School: 1907-1912
  • Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
  • Regiment: Manchester Regiment
  • Date of Birth: 21st January 1894
  • Date of Death: 4th June 1915
  • How Died: Killed in action
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer E1
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: Unknown but commemorated on the HELLES MEMORIAL Panel 158 to 170.