Henry Steven CONWAY

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CONWAY, Henry Steven

Service Number: 10761
Enlisted: 6 September 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Carrieton, South Asutralia, 1 May 1895
Home Town: Mount Compass, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of Wounds, Pozières, France, 3 September 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
5 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 10761, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , Battle for Pozières
5 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 10761, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Afric, Melbourne

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Biography

"THE LATE GUNNER H. S. CONWAY.

Gunner H. S. Conway was the son of Mrs. B. E. Dawson, of Mount Compass. He celebrated his twenty-first birthday on May 1 of this year and was killed on September 3. He was born in Carrieton, but most of his early life was spent in Jamestown, where he was highly respected and made many friends. He enlisted from Mount Compass." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 28 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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