James WARD

Regimental number6589
Place of birthWoodlawn, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGriffiths, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 10"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinFather, P Ward, Woodlawn, Galway, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 7 June 1915.
Discharge date31 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 7 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit: overage, dyspnoea), 31 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD James