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William Albert WARD

Regimental number1001
Place of birthDalmorton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressCoramba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ward, Coramba, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 July 1915
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
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He made several trips to the front line, under heavy fire, with supplies. Later, he rescued many wounded men from "No Man's Land". On another occasion, he displayed great courage during a raid on the enemy's trenches.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Date of death3 November 1969
Place of burialCoffs Harbour Cemetery

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