Ward Mark Lieutenant 121523

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Name Ward Mark
Army number 121523
Rank Lieutenant
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet able to be traced - probably 1916/17.
Age 25 at the time of his death.
Unit Commissioned in the Highland Light Infantry. Transferred to the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - gazetted 1/3/1940. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. KILLED in ACTION 12/2/1942.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Lieutenant.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War No - KILLED in ACTION before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 12/2/1942 - in Singapore. Interred at map reference 814146 3L/12 Adam Road and Lornie Road Corner. Re-interred 3/10/1946 in Grave 18.B.13. Kranji War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "RESTING IN A CORNER OF A FOREIGN FIELD WHICH IS FOR EVER ENGLAND".
Home address Son of Mark and Alice Maud Ward of Broughty Ferry, Angus.
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