1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Ward

Contributed by: Robert Ward, on 2008-11-10

John Ward
First Name John
Surname Ward
Year of Birth 1895
Year of Death 1962
Regiment East Yorkshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire

John's Story

Awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry in saving a wounded soldier's life by swimming across a canal under fire carrying him on his back, In his copy of the official regimental history he marked this as taking place during the battle of the River Lys on 11th April 1918.

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