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John Leonard WARD

Regimental number4577
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height6' 0.25"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Ward 'Harwood', Nippering, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Discharge date4 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD John Leonard

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