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John WARD

Regimental number2550
Place of birthBuninyong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressGeelong PO, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Ward, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death17 November 1945
Age at death77
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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