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Joseph Ward

Rank: Private
Townland: Cooleeny
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Cooleeny
Census 1911: Resident at Cooleeny
Regiment/Unit: Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own), 1/8th (Territorial Force) Battalion
Regiment Number: G/41959
Date of Death: 16-08-1917
Cause: Killed in action, Battle of Langemarck (3rd Battle of Ypres).
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Joseph was born 30 November 1893 in Cooleeny, just outside Longford town; Joseph's father Michael was also previously a soldier. Pte Ward was killed in action during the Battle of Langemarck, an action of the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).

Parents Names: Son of Michael Ward and Bridget (née Kelly) of Cooleeny, Longford.

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of birth

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