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Allan Howard WARD

Regimental number15856
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEssendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.11
Height5' 9"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Ward, 7 Collins Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in 58th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameOctober 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date9 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 9 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1925
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD Allan Howard

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