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William Charles WARD

Regimental number1587
Place of birthBlayney, New South Wales
SchoolShaw Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressPeel Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFriend, Percy Neal, Peel Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Moldavia on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot X, Row F, Grave 5), Palestine.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Charles and Kate WARD.

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