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James Herbert WARD

Regimental number955
Date of birth2 August 1883
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPark Street, Hackney, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Ward, 7 Sheldon Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D 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 14 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Parents: David WARD (b. 28 January 1837, Orwell, Cambridgeshire; d. 28 Auyust 1887, Adelaide, South Australia) and Catherine WARD (nee McGLADRIGAN) (b. 1857, Ireland; d. 14 February 1921, Adelaide, South Australia).

Married Lizzie EDWARDS, of Hammersmith, London (b. 5 December 1894, London; d. 11 March 1984, Adelaide, South Australia)
Date of death29 March 1942
Age at death59

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