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Ephraim Mitchell WARD

Regimental number14734
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.5
Height5' 4.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Ephraim Mitchell Ward, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of rheumatism)
Enlistment date5 April 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit nameArmy Service Corps Reinforcement 31
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollRailway Supply Detachment
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Discharge date2 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 14733 Corporal Manasseh WARD, 1st Railway Supply Detachment, returned to Australia, 9 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 9 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), Sydney, 2 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death12 December 1946
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD Ephraim Mitchell

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