Ward, Lewis

Lewis Ward
Middle Island

Lewis Ward

 Lewis Ward was born on September 11, 1917 at Perham, Maine. He was the son of Jennie (Newbegin) and John Ward. Before entering the service he was employed as a Boiler Fireman for the U.S. War Department at Camp Upton. Ward was inducted into the Army on December 11, 1942 at Camp Upton, New York. Leaving the U.S. on the ship Colin P. Kelly on November 2, 1943 he arrived in Oran, Africa. Ward was involved in the European theatre, North Apennines, Rhineland and the Rome-Arno Campaigns. He was awarded a World War II Victory Medal, EAME Service Medal and a Good Conduct Medal. He was discharged from the service on December 12, 1945 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

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