Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd March 1915; age 20; as a result of revolver shot at Hammersmith West London Hospital.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1160.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion – Cyclists.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Mary Ward, of 111, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.




1901   38, Hervey Street, Ipswich.


William was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Ward, 38, a Master Mariner, born Pin Mill, Suffolk.

Mary Ward (nee Hines), 41, born Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

Aubrey Donald Ward, 11, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Lydia Ward, 8, born Ipswich.


1911   111, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.


William was 16 years old, a Ship Wright – Boat Builder – Ship Building. He was living with his mother & siblings.

Mary, 52.

Aubrey, 21, an Engineer’s Inspector – General Engineering.

Dorothy, 18, a Dressmaker – Draphery Business.


In 1911, William’s father, William, a Master Mariner was away from home at Griffins Wharf, Blackwall, Ipswich on his Ketch Barge ‘Mazeppa’ of Harwich.


Soldiers’ Effects to William Ward – father.

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