Ward, Harold

Regimental Number: 826781 (M57160 in the Veterans Guard)
Rank: Private
Branch: 2nd Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles

Harold was born in Scampton, Lincolnshire, England on May 30, 1895. He filed on NE 34-72-6-W6 in 1913. In July of 1916, Harold enlisted in the Canadian Army. He suffered from gunshot wounds which fractured his left leg at Cambrai on October 1, 1918. This injury caused a shortening of his left leg, which in turn resulted in lameness. During World War II, Harold served in the Veterans Guard. He died on January 10, 1951 and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Sources: gravemarker; Pioneers of the Peace p. 184; Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 231, 1148; Buffalo Trails p. 261; March 15 1951 p. 2 c. 3