Henry James Ward

Henry James Ward

Rank: Private
Service No: 5012
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 22/10/1914
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders (1st Bn)
Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Margaret Ward and children.
Scotland, Select Births information: 5/3/1881 Rutherglen, parents John Ward and Mary Garity Ward.
1891 census information:
Address: 4 Moray Place, Rutherglen.
Father: John (32) chemical work labourer, born about 1859 in Ireland.
Mother: Mary (30) born about 1861 in Ireland.
Self: Henry J (10) born about 1881 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Francis (7) born about 1884 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Annie (4) born about 1887 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Patrick J (1) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Govanhill. The family comprises Henry 30, Maggie 28 and John 0.

Evening Times 12/12/1914

Newspaper transcript – Among the Casualties, Glasgow Cameron Reported Killed.
Private Harry Ward, 1st Battalion the Cameron Highlanders was reported missing between October 22 and October 24. Word has been received from the War Office the his is now reported to have been Killed. Private Ward, who served in the South African War, was a Reservist and was employed at Dub’s Works, Polmadie, when war broke out. He resided at 45 Toryglen Street, SS, Glasgow. He leaves a widow and three children.

Daily Record 14/12/1914

Newspaper transcript – Private Henry Ward, of the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders, who resided at 45 Toryglen Street, Glasgow, and was reported missing between October 22 and October 24, is now officially reported to have been killed. He served in the Boer War, and was employed at Dubs’ Works, Polmadie, when war broke out.

Brother of Francis Ward.