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Edward Michael CONWAY

Regimental number47
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
Place of birthBarraba, New South Wales
Other NamesMichael Edward
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEdward Street, Barraba, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 7.5"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Conway, Edward Street, Barraba, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Place of enlistmentInverell, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine CONWAY. Photo: Robert and Sandra CROFTS
Discharge date10 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Runic', 4 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: nephritis), Sydney, 10 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death14 December 1932
Age at death57
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 9, 6037), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONWAY Edward Michael

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