William Galloway CONN

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CONN, William Galloway

Service Number: 906
Enlisted: 7 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1894
Home Town: Scone, Upper Hunter Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 12 July 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row G, Grave 13 Rev.G. Robertson officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Scone Barwick House War Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 906, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
9 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 906, 7th Light Horse Regiment
9 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 906, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
12 Jul 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 906, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 18 years

Son of William and Janet Galloway of 55 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

7th Australian Light Horse-Killed in action, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli.

He was 21 and the son of William Conn, of 55, Glasgow St., Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland; and the late Janet Galloway Conn.

Enlistment date 7 January 1915
Place of enlistment Liverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistment Private

Age at embarkation 21
AWM Embarkation Roll number 10/12/2
Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 April 1915
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Posted to 7th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 22 May 1915.


Sources
NAA: B2455, CONN William Gallaway

Remembered on the Ardrossan War Memorial.

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