Sergeant

Ian Donald WARD

YEAR OF DEATH

1974

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 12 November 1974 Constable Ward was serving with the Eleventh Australian Police Element in Cyprus. Whilst travelling in a Land Rover near Lefka the vehicle hit a landmine. As a result Constable Ward was killed and Constable 1st Class John Woolcott was seriously injured. The Constable was born in 1949 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 12 April 1968. At the time of his death he was stationed in Cyprus.

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