David John Christopher INGRAHAM

Year Inducted 2008
Date of Birth 6th July 1921

Player: 135 games for South Fremantle 1940-1941 and 1946-1951; Played 14 state games for Western Australia.

Premierships: Triple premiership player, 1947, 1948, 1950.

Honours: Simpson Medallist 1948 grand final; Sandover Medal runner up 1949 (by 1 vote). Fairest and Best for South Fremantle 1948.

After a brief debut in 1940, Ingraham missed five years of football owing to War service, but on his return he played in every State team from 1946 until his retirement in 1951.

A tough no-nonsense ruckman who was not overly tall, but possessed a tremendous leap. He was part of a formidable ruck combination along with Norm Smith and Don Wares and combined brilliantly with champion rover Steve Marsh during those premiership years.

A South Fremantle Life Member, he also served as a committeeman for 11 years, from 1957-67