John Edmund Newman (Jack) WARD

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WARD, John Edmund Newman

Service Number: 973
Enlisted: 17 December 1914, Ayr, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: St. Peter's, New South Wales, 12 March 1893
Home Town: Bangalow, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Turkey - pneumonia), Angora, Turkey, 6 March 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 973, Ayr, Queensland
22 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 973, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 973, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Malakuta, Newcastle
2 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 973, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Aug 1916: Imprisoned Battle of Romani
6 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 973, 2nd Light Horse Regiment

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