|Unit||559th Bomber Squadron, 387th Bomber Group, Medium|
|Rank||Second Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces|
|Entered Service From||Michigan|
|Date of Death||December 23 1944|
Tablets of the Missing
2LT Ward was the co-pilot of B-26C Marauder struck by enemy forces while on a bombing mission. The aircraft crashed near Philippswieler, Germany. 2LT Ward's remains have been recovered and identified. His name is permanently inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at the Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial.