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Walter James WARD

Regimental number5228
Place of birthAlexandria, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address34 Maria Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr J Ward, 34 Maria Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave 39), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Bridget WARD.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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