W. W. Ward

Died: 4 Nov 1960

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W. W. Ward

Died: 4 Nov 1960
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W. W. Ward

Died:

Whittingham Cemetery

28 Cemetery Ln
Whittingham, , New South Wales
Australia

Headstone Description

WW2 Service Record Name WARD, WILLIAM WELD Service Australian Army Service Number NX48900 Date of Birth 11 Jul 1903 Place of Birth BEGA, NSW Date of Enlistment 8 Oct 1941 Locality on Enlistment DELUNGRA, NSW Place of Enlistment PADDINGTON, NSW Next of Kin WARD, THOMAS Date of Discharge 22 Jan 1946 Rank Private Posting at Discharge 2/19 Battalion WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War Yes

Military Service

PRIVATE
BATTALION
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July 16, 2015

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NX48900 Private 2/19 Infantry Battalion

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PRIVATE

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BATTALION

Life timeline of W. W. Ward

1900
W. W. Ward was born in 1900
W. W. Ward was 14 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
1914
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W. W. Ward was 28 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
1928
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W. W. Ward was 39 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
1939
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W. W. Ward was 45 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
1945
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W. W. Ward was 53 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
1953
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W. W. Ward died on 4 Nov 1960 at the age of 60
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