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22 July 1916 : Major-General Ingouville-Williams, 34th Division.


Parents General Sir John William Collman Williams and mothers Georgina Isabella (née Ingouville) He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the East Kent Regiment from the militia in April 1881. He served in the Sudan Expedition (1884-5) and the Nile Expedition (1898-9) in Egypt and Khartoum and then served during the Second Boer War 1899 to 19…

Vivian Hicking - a Grimsby Chum in India


After the armistice, many men would have been returning to their homes after receiving their discharge from the army; however men were still required not only for the occupation of part of Germany, but also for the continuing garrison duties in the far-flung corners of the Empire. It was in India in June 1919 that tragedy was to strike, causing the…