WARD, Leonard Stanley
(Service number 34603)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 3 May 1895 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Evans Street, Timaru
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. WARD (father), Evans Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 30 December 1916
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 25 April 1943 Age 47 years
Place of Death Pleasant Point (river bed)
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 134, Plot 208
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leonard Stanley Ward was the son of James and Millicent Sophie (née Charter) Ward. he was educated at Waimataitai School. Leonard married Ethel May Hooke in 1920 at St Mary's, Timaru


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 June 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [June 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [June 2018]

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