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Bernhardt Richard WARD

Regimental number3299
Place of birthPlympton, South Australia
SchoolPlympton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBay Road, Plympton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Ward, Bay Road, Plympton, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Piece WARD.

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