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Forename(s): John William
Place of Birth: Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire
Service No: 33984
Regiment / Corps / Service: Lancashire Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 'G' Coy 3rd (Reserve) Battalion
Date of Death: 1916-08-14
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: HOME - UNKNOWN
Local War Memorial: GARGRAVE, YORKSHIRE
John William Ward was the son of Peter Mark Edward and Ann Ward, née Langstroth. Peter was born at Bramham and Ann at Gargrave, Yorkshire. Ann died, 3 January 1923. Peter married again in 1931, to Annie Hinsley, a widow.
John was the cousin of Private Edward Fawcett (34214) (q.v.) and Private Robert Thompson (29461) (q.v.). Sarah Elizabeth Langstroth, the cousin of John William Ward, Edward Fawcett and Robert Thompson, was married to Private William Edward Parrott (G/44798) (q.v.).
1901 Boston Spa, Yorkshire Census: 2, Lodge Cottage - John W. Ward, aged 4 years, born Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, son of Peter M.E. and Ann Ward.
1911 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: 23, River Place - John William Ward, aged 13 years, born Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, son of Peter Mark Edward and Ann Ward.
John was mobilized on the 27 May 1916. He was posted on the 30 May and discharged with tuberculosis on the 30 June 1916.
The British Army Service Record for John William Ward exists but may be incomplete.
The British Army Pension Record for John William Ward exists but may be incomplete.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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