Ward, Robert David (Private, b.? - d.1915)

Unit 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number PR00060
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Ward, Robert David
Place made Australia: Queensland
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 92/0235
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of 1640 Private Robert David Ward, 13 Battalion, AIF. Collection consists of a typed copy of a diary kept by Private Ward from 11 February 1915 to 20 August 1915. Diary describes sea voyage to Egypt on board SS Seang Choon and active service at Gallipoli from June to August 1915.

History / Summary

1640 Private Robert David Ward, 13 Battalion. Killed in action at Gallipoli, 22 August, 1915. Son of Richard Edwin and Edith Emily Ward. Native of Roma, Queensland.