Arthur Edgar WARD

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WARD, Arthur Edgar

Service Number: N297435
Enlisted: 10 March 1942
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 61 Infantry Battalion AMF
Born: Uralla New South Wales Australia, 26 September 1911
Home Town: Kentucky, Uralla, New South Wales
Schooling: Kentucky School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Fruit Packer
Died: Killed In Action, Bougainville, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Pacific Islands, 1 April 1945, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Commemorated on parents grave in Uralla NSW Cemetery
Memorials: 61st Infantry Battalion Queensland Cameron Highlanders Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kentucky Memorial Gates, Rocky Creek 61st Infantry Battalion Queensland Cameron Highlanders
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN N297435
10 Mar 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
10 Mar 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN N297435, 61 Infantry Battalion AMF

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Charles and Eliza Jane Ward, of Kentucky, New South Wales.

HIS DUTY NOBLY DONE ALWAYS REMEMBERED

WARD — In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Private Arthur Edgar Ward, killed in action on Bougainville, April 1, 1945.
'Too dearly loved to ever be forgotten.'
Inserted by his loving mother, sisters and brother.