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Alfred Edmund WARD

Regimental number4547
Place of birthWarialda, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address130 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFriend, Mrs E McCullough, 130 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with the South African Contingent.
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was for several years connected with the circus, both in Africa and the Commonwealth, the latter he toured with as Cowboy rough-rider, he is believed to be one of the smartest at these performances.
FateDied of disease 1 December 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of Influenza Pneumonia while on leave.
Age at death42
Place of burialDarwen Cemetery (Row I, Grave 3565), Lancashire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Henrietta WARD.

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