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James Richard Ward Rank: Private Regiment/Service: West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/39800 Date of Birth: January 1, 1920 Place of Birth: Yarmouth NS Date of Enlistment: October 28, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Bridgewater, NS Height: 5 feet, 4 inches Previous Military Experience: (3 years) 84th battery RCA (Yarmouth) Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth South, NS Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Clara Ward (Mother) Queen St., Yarmouth South, NS James ward was the son of William and Clara Ward, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was blasted by a shell explosion on December 31, 1943. Complications arose and he eventually admitted to hospital on May 18, 1944. He died at 2:15 pm on June 21, 1944 in No.11 Canadian General Hospital. Date of Death: June 21, 1944 Age at Death: 24 Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery (Surrey, England) 54. G. 10. The 116th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 471 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 9 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
James Richard Ward