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George Arthur WARD

Regimental number6568
Place of birthRouki, India
SchoolGrammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMiss Frances, J Ward, c/o Mr. Laverick, Hatch End, Middlesex, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War.
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of disease 27 December 1916
Age at death56
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave 2674).
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163

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