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I am researching Alfred Ernest WARD and I am trying to find more on his time in WWI - believed to have been in Gallipoli

He was Born 20 sept 1890 - Died 5 Mar 1961 (maybe Warwickshire UK ?)

(father William John Ward)

married Gwendoline Johnstone

one child - Alan B:1931

Unfortunately - I dont know much of his time served in WWI

so, any info would be good

Can anyone help pls ....


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Hi Taylin,

This could be him. Aston is a part of Birmingham.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: 1837-1983

about Alfred Ernest Ward

Name: Alfred Ernest Ward

Year of Registration: 1890

Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec

District: Aston

County: Warwickshire

Volume: 6d

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Hi Taylin

The medal card from Ancestry

Alfred Ernest Ward

Pte 41797 in the RAMC

Awarded Meritorious Service Medal

East Africa

Peace Gazette



1901 England Census

about Alfred E Ward

Name: Alfred E Ward

Age: 9

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892

Relation: Son

Father's Name: John W

Mother's Name: Emily H

Gender: Male

Where born: Erdington, Warwickshire, England

Civil Parish: Sutton Coldfield

Ecclesiastical parish: Boldmere St Michael

County/Island: Warwickshire

Country: England

Street address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

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Registration district: Aston

Sub-registration district: Sutton Coldfield

ED, institution, or vessel: 5

Neighbors: View others on page

Household schedule number: 222

Household Members:

Name Age

Edith F Wakefield 18

Alfred E Ward 9

Bernard J Ward 11

Emily H Ward 36

Geoffrey W Ward 1

John W Ward 36

Veronica E Ward 7

Winifred A Ward 5

I can't find anything else so it's not much help


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This is a Medal Index Card for a Alfred Ernest Ward. One of the experts on the forum may be able to get more information from it.

Regards. Llew.


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The Alfred Ernest Ward with the MSM came from Handsworth, Birmingham (next door to Aston, SW-ish of Sutton Coldfield):


London Gazette 16-10-1919


He was also Mentioned in Despatches for services in East Africa :

London Gazette 31-1-1919



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