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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Ward, Herbert Douglas (2469)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 26 April 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2469            view online service record

59 Right Street
East Prahran, VIC

Next of Kin:
Agnes Mary Ward (mother)
59 Right Street
East Prahran, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 16 July 1915
Ship: HMAT Demosthenes A64
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion – 7th Reinforcements

RTA: Tuesday, 23 July 1918
Discharged: Saturday, 14 June 1919

Ward was wounded in action on 5 March 1918 and had his left leg amputated in hospital at Clacton-on-Sea, England a few weeks later.

Unable to locate Right Street in East Prahran.

Douglas Ward is listed on the Graham Street methodist Church Honour Board.

1916 ‘GRAHAM-STREET METHODIST CHURCH.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 06 Sep 2018,

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