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Richard Ward

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Richard Ward

December 20, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

42471

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

206 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Allan Bradshaw and Margaret Jean Ward, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His brother Allan also died in service.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GREAT BIRCHAM (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
Norfolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Richard Ward– This portrait of Pilot Officer Richard Ward is part of a tribute to the Ward brothers that is located in the main showcase in the front lobby of University of Toronto Schools (UTS) on Bloor Street in Toronto.
  • The Ward Brothers– Displayed in the UTS showcase.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque for Pilot Officer Richard Ward.  Located in The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican) at 162 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Photo 2 of Memorial Plaque– Plaques for the Ward brothers are on display in the church. Pilot Officer Richard Ward's brother was Lt. Allan Ward.
  • Memorial Book Prize
  • Memorial Book Prize 2– This Memorial Book prize dedicated to the Ward Brothers is also displayed in the UTS showcase.
  • Memorial Book Prize 3

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