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Regimental number4357
Place of birthSunderland, County of Durham, England
SchoolSt Anne's, Edge Hill, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address375 Bullawarra Road, Ultimo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 675"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Conway, 102 Wordsworth Street, Sefton Park, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4357A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1916
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 136), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Jane CONWAY, 102 Wordsworth Street, Sefton Park, Liverpool, England. Native of Sunderland, England
Family/military connectionsBrothers: three brothers, two of whom were killed in action.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, 16 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 20 July 1916; admitted to No 1 Canadian Clearing Station, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, chest, severe); transferred to No 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, 20 July 1916.

Died of wound, No 13 General Hospital, 1600 hours, 21 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONWAY John

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