William Bernard Ward Unknown date of birth - Died 28 June 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number12537 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Bernard AWMM SurnameWard AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12537 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Clerk AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 42 Colenso Street, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Evelyn Ward (wife), 42 Colenso Street, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number12537 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Staff Sergeant AWMM; Infantry Reinforcements AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Ward was the son of Charles W. and Rose E. Ward; husband of E. W. (Betty) Ward, of Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death38 AWMM Date of death28 June 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceVIII. G. 18. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Bernard Ward by laying a poppy. William Ward William Alfred Ward William Bernard Ward William Edward Ward William Ernest Ward Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Bernard Ward Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 498 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.