Robert Gerald CONWAY

Robert Gerald Conway Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Telephone Linesman
Enlisted
22-October-1917
Place
Toowoomba
Age
27
Status
Single
Service No
7042
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 21st Reinforcements
Embarked
16-November-1917
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
17 July 1918
Place
Villers-Bretonneux, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Crucifix Corner Cemetery, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 1310 Private Arthur Edward Conway and 5069 Private John Cornelius Conway (KIA).

 

Robert Conway arrived in France in May 1918. Ten weeks later, during the night of 17 July, he was killed in action near Villers-Bretonneux and buried near the Bois de Vraie. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and reinterred at Crucifix Corner Cemetery.

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