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Arthur Ward was born in 1894 the son of Henry and Annie Ward (née Beresford)of 60 Moffatt Street, Pym Street, Nottingham. His parents were married in 1880 at Nottingham and they had further children, Beatrice, Harry, Herbert and Cyril.
He was a town carter.
12 Apr 1917
819093 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Arthur Ward, enlisted at Nottingham on 4th June 1912 into the Special Reserve Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He attend recruit training from 4th June 1912 until 2nd November 1912. At the outbreak of war he was mobilised and on 27th December 1914 he landed in France. He was wounded in action on 12th March 1915 (details not stated) and returned to England on 14th March 1915. He was declared a deserter on 8th October 1915 and returned on 9th November 1915. He was awarded 14 days detention. He was declared a deserter once again on 23rd December 1915 returning on 22nd January 1916 this time receiving 28 days detention for this absence. He returned France on 1st June 1916.
Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A
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