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Cornelius George CONWAY

Regimental number19481
Date of birth6 July 1898
Place of birthCamperdown, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressCanley Vale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Conway, Canley Street, Canley Vale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, October 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Discharge date6 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 1 May 1918; transshipped to HMS 'Teutonic', New York, 14 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 2 July 1918; marched in to Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Fovant, 3 July 1918.

Admitted to Hurdcott Group Clearing Hospital, 16 August 1918 (herpes); discharged, 20 August 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 4 October 1918; marched out from Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, to 2nd Australian General Hospital, 8 October 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 9 October 1918, while en route to 2 AGH; transferred to England, 14 October 1918 (bronchitis), and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 15 October 1918. Discharged on furlough, 6 November 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 20 November 1918.

Marched in to AAMC Training Depot, Fovant, 29 April 1919; attached for duty to 1 AGH, 7 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 22 August 1919 (Nursing Staff); disembarked Sydney, 13 October 1919; discharged, Sydney, 6 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsParents: Alfred Patrick George and Maude Mary CONWAY
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONWAY Cornelius George

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