William Bernard Ward Unknown date of birth - 28 June 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number12537 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeCorporal AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMClerk AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM42 Colenso StreetSumnerChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Evelyn Ward (wife)42 Colenso StreetSumnerChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number12537 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMStaff Sergeant AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report 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 Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death38 AWMM Date of death28 June 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceVIII. G. 18. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 2015 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.