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Herbert Alexander WARD

Regimental number1319
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolLeslie House School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressDerwent Park, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W.H. Ward, Derwent Park, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFine amateur athlete - Winner of 10 mile cross-country championship 1909.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingBir-el-ab
Age at death28
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave 76), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Herbert and Margaret Elizabeth WARD.

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