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 ...

Collection ID P05301.196
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made 22 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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.

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