2nd Lt Ernest Deen Ward, QSA


1882 Sep 6. . Born Exeter, Devon

1891 census at Raymond Road, West Ham, Essex, England

1899 Jun 14 Attests Devon Militia. He is a "gentleman's servant"

1899/1901 In South Africa in Bethunes Mounted Infantry, Rank: Trooper, Number: 1563

1906 Marriage to Ada Louise Harriet Jenkins Age: 24 York, Ontario, Canada

1917 Dec 20 Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 Mar 30 . Arrived in New York from UK. And almost immediately took out US citizenship

1920 Dec 17. Tank Corps. (Engr. Branch.) Temp. 2nd Lt.E. D. Ward relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of 2nd Lt

1921 Feb 27. An Ernest Ward arrives in UK from USA, where he has been living. He is an Engineer and UK address of 275 Katherine Rd, Forest Gate, London

1921 Jun 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 2033. Posted to L Coy

1922 Jan He appears to serve until demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Oct 6. Marriage to Gertrude May King Age: 57 Register Office, Staines, Middx

1939 Register Living at 1 Hyde Way , Hayes and Harlington U.D., Middlesex. With wife Gertrude: he is a "General Engineer Super"

1948 Jul 13. His wife, Gertrude May Ward, died in Whitstable

1951 Nov 16. Died in Bridge, Kent,



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