Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd March 1915; age: 20;  died at Hammersmith West London Hospital – William was accidentally killed – as a result of revolver shot.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1160.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion.


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 Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

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

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. He was living with his mother & siblings.

Mary, 52, husband seaman on ship.

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

Dorothy, 18, a Dressmaker – Drapery Business.


Soldiers’ Effects to William Ward – father.

Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

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