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Joseph Patrick WARD

Regimental number704
Place of birthCanada
SchoolWangaratta State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
AddressCorryong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Miriam Ward, Corowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Place of death or woundingKilled at Melbourne.
Age at death33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1918
Place of burialWangaratta Cemetery, Victoria

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