Tingle, Ernest Arthur

Ernest Arthur 


1877 - 1916
Rank Private
Service no.11405
Regiment 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
DiedFebruary 8, 1916



Ernest Arthur

Ernest was born in 1877 in Leicester to Henry (Harry) James Tingle,a shoe clicker, and Kate (nee Bell).
They had 12 children-
Minnie E 1885
Lilly 1888
Annie 1891
Harry James 1893
Ernst Arthur 1897
Kate 1898
Beatrice May 1899
Wilfred Harold 1901
Stanley Edward 1903
Dorothy 1905
2 unknown

In 1901 census the family lived at 104 Charnwood St. and in 1911 census they had moved to 23 Sherrard Rd. and Ernest was listed as an erand boy aged 14.

Ernest enlisted aged 17, a shoe hand, and became Private 11405 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He Died of Wounds, aged 19, on 8.2.1916 and is buried at Amara War Cemetery Iraq.
Ernest’s photograph is in Leicester Mail 26.2.1916 Pg 3.

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