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 ...
ID numberP05301.196
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
MakerUnknown
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales
Date madec 1915
DescriptionStudio 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.