Virginia Heroes

Karl Herman Ward

Private, Army

Born: February 20, 1916
Hometown: Newport News, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: August 10, 1942
Died In: Philippine Islands

Private Ward served with B Company, 803rd Engineer Battalion (Aviation). He arrived in the Philippines on October 24, 1941. He was taken a prisoner of the Japanese on Bataan and was listed as missing on May 28, 1942. Before the war, he was employed by the Newport News Shipyard and Dry Dock Company. He is buried in the U.S. Military Cemetery Manila, Philippine Islands.

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