Herbert Ward (c.1891-1917)

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, HERBERT. Guardsman. No 27792. 4th Company, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born Lindley. Son of Mr and Mrs Arthur Ward, 26 New Hey Road, Huddersfield. Educated Oakes Board School. Was formerly a clerk in the employ of Isaac Robson and Sons Limited and was later on the postal staff at the G.P.O., Shrewsbury. Single. Attended Lindley United Methodist Church and was a local preacher. Enlisted on 4.11.1916 at Shrewsbury Barracks. Reported missing on 27.11.1917 at Fontaine-Notre-Dame and afterwards was presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 26. Buried ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row F, Grave 3.

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