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Ernest Malcolm WARD

Regimental number4904
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFish merchant
Address13 Booth Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Ward, 13 Booth Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 2 June 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 19 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 12 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 February 1958
Age at death66
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD Ernest Malcolm

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