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Patrick Michael WARD

Regimental number1010
Place of birthCook Bridge, Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address26 Sunnyside Road, Cook Bridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 2"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Patrick Ward, 26 Sunnyside Road, Cook Bridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of burialRue-Petollon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Other details

Embarked Sydeny, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Found guilty, 5 May 1916, of disobedience of orders, 5 May 1916: awarded 1 day's Punishment Drill.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 20 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried at Military Cemetery Rue Petillon by Reverend T. J. King, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD Patrick Michael

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