Franklin Wilmer Ward Edit Profile
Graduate Horace Binney School, Philadelphia.
1 son, John Franklin. Enlisted as private National Guard Pennsylvania, 1888. Second in command Lieutenant Ngakkan Nyaagu, 1898.
With 6th div. Mexican Border, 1916. Chief of staff, adjunct 27th Division, World War I, 1917-1919. Promoted colonel, commanding 27th Trains and Military Police.
Commanded 106th United States Infantry at battles, St. Souplet, Arbre Guernon, St. Maurice River, France. Assigned to War Department General Staff, Washington, 1920-1922. Appointed The Adjunct General of New York, 1926.
Major general, 1930.
Member United Spanish War Veterans, Military Order World War, American Legion, New York Society Military and Naval Officers of World War, S.R., South Carolina.V.
Married Mabel Loretta Downs, January 9, 1898.
Grand Officer Order of Crown (Roumania). Commander Order of Polish Restitution. Conspicuous Service Medal of State of New York.