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John William CONROY

Regimental number4256
Place of birthMuckleford, Victoria
Place of birthVictoria, Australia
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Deegan's Store, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Conroy, Deegan's Store, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 29 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Muckleford Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: James (d. 25 August 1928, aged 86; bu. Muckleford) and Catherine Mary (d. 24 October 19336, aged 81; bu. Muckleford) CONROY
Family/military connectionsBrother: 855 Lance Corporal Francis Peter CONROY, 24th Bn, killed in action, 8 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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