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William John CONWAY

Regimental number2671
Place of birthPerth, Tasmania
SchoolPerth State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lillian Eileen Conway, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Makarini on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 20), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65

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