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Rifleman R/720 Samuel Ward

7th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps
Died of Wounds: France and Flanders, 26th August 1917, aged 40

  • Buried: Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Miraumont. Grave ref II.J.15
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War & Victory medals
  • Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Ward [nee Thornton]
  • Brother to Edward, Mary, Herbert, Charles, George, David, Ivy and Dorothy
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Ansley

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1877 in Ansley. Baptised 4 Nov 1877 at St. Lawrence Church, Ansley
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1891, 1901 & 1911]
  • Lived at Brook Lane, Ansley [1891]
  • Lived at Brook House Cottage, Ansley [1901]
  • Lived at Hood Lane, Ansley [1911]

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