Edward Arthur Hunter Ward (1896-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

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, EDWARD ARTHUR HUNTER. Lieutenant and Flight Commander. 22nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Formerly 2nd Lieutenant, 3/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Leeds 2.10.1896. Son of John Henry Ward of Blundell Sands, Liverpool, formerly of Huddersfield and grandson of Mr John Ward, who was formerly Chief Constable of Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School and Huddersfield College, New North Road, Huddersfield. Obtained a scholarship to Hertford College, Oxford, just before the outbreak of the war. Single. Lived with George T. Lowe, Highfield Place, 74 New North Road, Huddersfield. Enlisted in the West Yorkshire Regiment and was transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in April, 1917. Killed in action over the German lines on 11.8.1917, 20 years. Buried NOYELLES-GODAULT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Grave No 5.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Thurstonland War Memorial.