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James WARD

Regimental number3160
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address25 Edmund Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Miss M Ward, 25 Edmund Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918

Military Medal

'On the night of the 22nd/23rd May his Company when being relieved, came under very heavy shell fire while in a sap, and has a number of casualties. Private Ward took a badly wounded man away to a shell hole and dressed him and remained with him under heavy shell fire until assistance was sent after the barrage had ceased.'

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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