William Alfred WARD

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WARD, William Alfred

Service Number: 2412
Enlisted: 27 March 1916, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Warmington, Northamptonshire, England, 1891
Home Town: Mooball, Tweed, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Ypres, Belgium, 2 August 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 25
Memorials: Burringbar War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Murwillumbah War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2412, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Lismore, NSW
21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2412, 41st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2412, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane
10 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2412, 41st Infantry Battalion, Gassed

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Son of Charles William and Emma Ward of Tumbulgum, NSW formerly of Mooball, Tweed River, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal