Claude Ernest WARD


WARD, Claude Ernest

Service Number: 2094
Enlisted: 26 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carrier
Died: Killed in Action, Pozieres, France, 27 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Point Lonsdale Cenotaph, Point Lonsdale State School No3322 Roll of Honor, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2094, 23rd Infantry Battalion
26 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2094, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
26 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2094, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
14 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Egypt
27 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2094, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Pte Claude Ernest Ward is also remembered at the Queenscliff Memorial Garden, Vic.