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Memorial Cross to the 72nd Queen's Battery of Canadian Field Artillery

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Memorial Cross to the 72nd Queen's Battery of Canadian Field Artillery

Memorial Cross to the 72nd Queen's Battery of Canadian Field Artillery - George V (342995 - GNR. S.W. WARD.). Naming is engraved. Dark patina, contact marks and light wear, better than fine. Footnote: Stanley William Ward was born on March 5, 1898 in Prescott, Augusta Township, County of Grenville, Ontario, the son of William J. Ward and Elizabeth Ward. He signed his Attestation Paper on March 5, 1917, in Kingston, Ontario, on his 19th birthday, naming his next-of-kin as his mother, Elizabeth Ward of Prescott, Ontario, stating that he had no previous military service, that he was not married and that his trade was that of Bank Clerk. He served in England only, with the 70C, 72nd Queen's Battery of Canadian Field Artillery and died on April 18, 1919 at the age of 21. He was buried in Blue Church Cemetery, three miles west of Prescott, Ontario.
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