Born in Ash, Shropshire in 1893, son of Charles and Sarah Ann Ward of Ightfield Hall Cottages, Ightfield, Shropshire.
The 1911 Census shows him working as a dairyman at Ightfield Hall, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Regiment : 5th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 15899
Died of wounds; France 1 August 1915 Aged 22