Studio portrait of 2490 Private (Pte) William Louis Ward, 9th Battalion. A farmer prior to ...

Units
Accession Number P05301.196
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 2490 Private (Pte) William Louis Ward, 9th Battalion. A farmer prior to enlisting, Pte Ward embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Shropshire (A9) on 20 August 1915. He was later promoted to Corporal and served with the 49th Battalion. He was killed in action on 4 September 1916, at Pozieres, France, aged 19. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France.