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Reginald Francis H Ward

In memory of:

Private Reginald Francis H Ward

July 30, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

769338

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn. Canadian

Additional Information


Born:

December 9, 1897

Son of William and Hannah Ward, of Abingdon, Berks., England. Brother of Private Herbert William Ward who died on March 1, 1917 while serving with Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 345 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. D. 8.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Reginald Ward is mentioned in this article about his brother.  The Ward family lost two sons.  Pte. Reginald Ward's brother was Pte. Herbert William Ward, 163459, 75th Battalion.  He died on March 1, 1917 and is also remembered on the Canadian Virtual Memorial.
  • Sons of England War Memorial– Designed by Charles Adamson in bronze and granite, the Sons of England war memorial is located on University Avenue at Elm Street in Toronto.  The inscription on this 1923 Memorial reads:   ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF TORONTO DISTRICTS SONS OF ENGLAND BENEFIT SOCIETY IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Sons of England Benefit Society– Sons of England Benefit Society:  a notice of the December 29th, 1923 dedication and unveiling at University & College Streets (original location), detail from an S.O.E. membership certificate, and detail from the base of the Toronto Memorial.

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