Bard, Ward Oliver, SSgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 0369, C Co , 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
Service Years
1920 - 1950

Staff Sergeant

 
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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1904
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Milwaukee
Last Address
Milwaukee

Casualty Date
Nov 08, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Good Hope Cemetery - Greenfield, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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Drill Instructor


 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenTHE CHOSIN FEW
  1950, Korean War Fallen
  2016, THE CHOSIN FEW [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)MarForRes1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
  1943-1944, Personnel Procurement Division (MR), Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1950-1950, 18th Infantry Bn
  1950-1950, 0369, C Co , 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSgt Bard's resting place at Hungnam Cemetery was Plot A Row 5 Grave 59. The cemetery photo above is what that cemetery looked like 1950 when it began.
   
Comments/Citation
BARD WARD OLIVER
KILLED IN ACTION
Date of Birth: 1904
Sex: M
Race: Caucasian
Home of Record: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Branch: US Marine Corps
SSN/Serial Num.: 170753
Rank: SSGT (E6)
Component: Reserve
Casualty Type:
Hostile - Killed
Reason: Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
Aircraft/Non-Aircraft: Ground Casualty
Date of Death: November 08, 1950
Staff Sergeant Bard was a member of the 1st Battalion, 7th
Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while
engaged with the enemy in Korea on November 8, 1950. Staff
Sergeant Bard was awarded
the Purple Heart,
the Korean Service Medal,
the United Nations Service Medal
and the National Defense Service Medal.

He may rest him in Milwaukee, WI that memorial took place in May,1955.
   
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