2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government is interviewing WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
2503 Private Born 7.5.1898 Enlisted 21.3.1916 (18 yrs) Single. Labourer. RC.
Embarked ‘Aeneas’ 30.9.1916 5 Div 14 Brig 56 Batt. Arr Nov 1916 Plymouth, England then France 3.7. 1917. Seconded to 1 Tunnelling Co on occasions during 1917.
Wounded (gassed) June 1918 invalided to UK.
Returned to Aust ‘City of Exeter’ 15.1.1919
Born Church St, Ashfield, NSW Father John Thomas Ward, Darbys Falls, via Cowra NSW. Parents John Thomas Ward (1848 – ) and Bridget Mary Markham (1859-1946). Therefore nephew of Margaret (Markham/Murray) Harris and cousin of Neville Murray.
Eric m. Thellie Waters and died 1975
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