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James WARD

Regimental number2166
Place of birthNorfolk, England
SchoolElementary School, Terrington, Clement, Norfolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurra Warra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriett Ward, Green Lang Cottage, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death32
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave 4), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Harriet WARD.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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