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Regimental number6857
Place of birthCobar New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCooks Hill Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs Nellie Naughton, 4 Railway Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
See 'WARD', the true family name. Parents: Ellen WADE (formely WARD) and Thomas WARD.
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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