condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Francis Charles Ward

-
Portrait of Francis Charles Ward (74554). serviceman. Image kindly provided by Marlborough memorial project (2009). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Francis Charles Ward (74554). serviceman. Image kindly provided by Marlborough memorial …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Ward AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 74554 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    4 July 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra SouthlandNZ Marine Region Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles F. Ward (father), Brancott Station, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 June 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    England AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 74554 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Stationhand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Pneumonia AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Son of Charles F. and Mary A. Ward, of Blenheim

    Embarked Wellington, 5 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 31 July 1918, and admitted to Sherlock Street Military Hospital, Liverpool (influenza).
    Placed on 'Severely Ill' List, 6 August 1918 (pneumonia).
    Died, 10 August 1918.
    Medal: British War Medal

    Parents: Charles F. and Mary A. Ward, Blenheim

    Parents: Charles (b. New Zealand) and Mary (b. England) WARD AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    10 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery, Liverpool, England AWMM II. R.C. 220. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Francis Charles Ward by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Francis Charles Ward

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 June 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.