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Albert Leland WARD

Regimental number232
Date of birth14 April 1896
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
SchoolSemaphore Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationCompositor
Address'Chatham House', Park Stone Avenue, Dulwich, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry, John Ward, 'Chatham House,' Park Stone Avenue, Dulwich, South Australia
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date8 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Messines, Belgium, 30 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1949

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