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Captain Alexander Ivan Ward


Harrogate Herald - 31st March 1943

The death took place in a southern hospital on Friday, after an accident, of Lieutenant Alexander Ivan Ward, MBE, Army Dental Corps, sixth son of the late Dr W J C Ward, a former Medical Officer of Health for Harrogate, and Mrs Ward.

Mr Ward served in the last war with the Durham Light Infantry, which he joined in 1914. he saw service in the Ypres Salient, and was severely wounded in the first battle of the Somme. He was mentioned in despatches and was awarded the MBE and promoted to captain. He rejoined the Army early in 1940 and, after serving for a year with the ground forces attached to an aerodrome, was transferred to the Army Dental Corps. He was for many years in practice as a dentist in Harrogate and was well known.


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