Robert Ward (1892-1917)

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, ROBERT. Private. No 202223. 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Born Burley's Yard, Lowerhead Row, Huddersfield, 17.12.1892. Son of Thomas Ward, 27 York Street, Huddersfield. Educated Huddersfield Parish Church School. Employed as a painter's labourer by the London and North Western Railway. Single. Killed in action, 1.8.1917, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Brother of Private THOMAS WARD died 22.8.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission