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As printed in the Burnley Express on 14th April 1917;

WARD – Died March 27th of wounds received the previous day, Pte. Albert Ward (243809), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (late 3/5 E.L.R), aged 21 years.

Somewhere abroad, in a soldiers grave,
Lies our dear brother amongst the brave.
Oh God! How mysterious and strange are Thy ways,
To take our dear brother in the best of his days.

– From brothers Tom and James, and sisters Annie and Ada.

Rank: Private
Service No: 243809
Date of Death: 27/03/1917
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st/5th Bn.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Emma Jane Ward, of 22, Shale St., Burnley, Lancs.

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