James Joseph WARD

Regimental number3186
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Ward, Leichhardt Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceYes Reg. Inf. Newcastle 2 yrs + 1 yr Machine Gun Section
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Julia WARD. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date9 October 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 12 May 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 9 October 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death28 February 1935
Age at death47
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD James Joseph