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Harold Claude Ward

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Harold Claude Ward

August 23, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information

Son of Claude W. Ward and Mary J. Ward, of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 224 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot B. Grave 9549.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of HAROLD CLAUDE WARD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HAROLD CLAUDE WARD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harold Claude Ward– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
Additional Information courtesy of Floyd Williston:F/Sgt. Harold Claude Ward, age 21, was killed on August 23, 1943, at 42 OTU, Ashbourne, when the Whitley aircraft (T4339), in which he was wireless air-gunner, crashed in the River Seven, at Gold Cliffe, South-East of Newport, England. He is buried in the Old Cemetery, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy

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