Thomas Ward (1895-1917)
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, THOMAS. Private. No 17389. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Burley's Yard, Lowerhead Row, Huddersfield, 4.2.1895. Son of Thomas Ward, 27 York Street, Huddersfield. Educated Huddersfield Parish Church School. Employed as a platelayer by the London and North Western Railway. Single. Accidentally drowned, 22.8.1917, aged 23 years. Buried LONGUENESSE (St. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row D, Grave 45.
- Brother of Private ROBERT WARD killed in action, 1.8.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WARD
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Wednesday, August 22, 1917
- record ID: 23101
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #23101)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4619911)