Regiment : 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 17186
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 10th August 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 104 to 113.
Birthplace : Dodderhill, Worcestershire, resident Birmingham, enlisted Worcester
Memorial : Hanbury St Mary the Virgin Church
Also appears on : Stoke Works Council School now in Stoke Prior First School. Hanbury War Memorial. Wychbold St Mary De Wyche Church with the information: Pte. Possibly on Wythall St Mary's Church. Possibly on Wythall Kingswood Meeting House. Possibly on Wythall Baptist Church. Possibly on Wythall War Memorial.
Credits : Link as a bellringer identified by Geoff Sullivan.
Additional information on the memorial: Pte. Worc. Regt.
John Ballard was a bellringer at Hanbury Church. His name is recorded in the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers Great War Memorial Book II: