Charles Ward (1895-1918)

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Charles Ward

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WARD, CHARLES. Private. No 300135. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Moores Yard, South Parade, Huddersfield, 21.12.1895. Son of Patrick Edward and Bridget Ward, 2 Ramsden's Yard, Charles Street, Huddersfield. Educated at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School, New North Road, Huddersfield. Emloyed as a rag feeder by Messrs Alfred Sykes and Company, rug manufacturers, Viaduct Street, Huddersfield. Single. Was a drummer in the Huddersfield Territorials for 12 months prior to the outbreak of the war. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Was wounded on 13.4.1918 at Bailleul, France. Died of wounds on 30.6.1918 at King George's Hospital, Stamford Street, London. He was 22 years of age. Buried EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- 63, RC, 88.

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