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The names of 197 local men who lost their lives in World War I are
inscribed on the bells of the Memorial Community Church in Plaistow. They are our local heroes

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William James Ward

Private
London

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Born
Unknown - c. 1898
Died
France and Flanders - 1 July 1916
Age
18
Death
Killed in action
Served in
London
Awards
Unknown
Memorials
Unknown
Lived
Plaistow

William James' story

Served in 15th Battalion London Regiment (Prince of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles)

Service Number
3426
Mother
Unknown
Father
Sergeant W J
Spouse
Unknown
Buried
Maroeuil British Cemetery, France
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  1. Mark Westcott
    October 10, 2013
    11:10 am

    Hi
    My name is Mark Westcott, I live in Canberra Australia.
    William James Ward was my great uncle. His brother, my grandfather would often talk about him, even though he was a fair bit younger than him, but I guess it was from the point of a younger brothers pride.
    I am happy to share any information I have with you if you need it. I may be able to get more info or pictures from my uncle as well.let me know what information you may want on William and I’ll do my best to get it for you
    Regards
    Mark Westcott

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