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John Edward Newman WARD

Regimental number973
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesJohn Edmund
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Patrick Ward, Bungalow, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Patrick Ward, Bungalow, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT 157 Malakuta on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 6 March 1917
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Grave 171), War Cemetery, Iraq.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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