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Alexander Gordon Ingram

(1883-1929), Commandant of Police, Alexandria, Egypt

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Alexander Gordon Ingram, by Lafayette - NPG x41933

Alexander Gordon Ingram

by Lafayette
half-plate film negative, 8 July 1927
NPG x41933

Alexander Gordon Ingram, by Lafayette - NPG x41942

Alexander Gordon Ingram

by Lafayette
half-plate film negative, 14 July 1927
NPG x41942

Alexander Gordon Ingram, by Lafayette - NPG x41943

Alexander Gordon Ingram

by Lafayette
half-plate film negative, 14 July 1927
NPG x41943



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Judith Davies

10 September 2018, 19:58

I am interested in finding out more about this person. My niece has previously contacted you to find out about Alex ander Gordon Ingram. You say you have more information about him and his family. My mother has photographs of Alexander and his sons Alaister and Donald as children and says these are her family. I would be grateful if you could give us more information
Judith Davies

Lydia Stedman

05 August 2016, 21:16

My family and I are interested in learning more from Alexandra Thompson about her grandfather. Alexander Gordon Ingram was my Grandmother's great uncle. She has a collection of photographs but no real information after our investigation reached a dead end around 2 years ago - it is only by chance that I have just discovered this post from last year. Any help with getting in touch would be so much appreciated!

Alexandra (Gordon-Ingram) Thompson

12 July 2015, 20:33

He was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1883 and was my grandfather. He spoke fluent Arabic and often worked undercover. When he died in 1929, of typhoid, he was given a full military funeral. He was survived by his son, Alastair, and wife, Ella. His other son, 14-year old Donald, also died of typhoid. I have a lot of information, if interested.

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