7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
06/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Joseph Conway was the eldest son of Andrew and Kate Conway. Joseph was born on 1st January 1886 in Draperstown, County Londonderry. Both his father and grandfather were tailors. Joseph Conway enlisted in Draperstown. Private Joseph Conway was serving the 7th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was injured. Private Conway died of his wounds on 6th July 1916. He was 30 years old. Private Conway was buried in Bethune Town Cemetery. The 33rd Casualty Clearing Station was in the town until December 1917.
Bethune is a town 29 kilometres north of Arras. The cemetery can easily be found, from any point in Bethune, by following the French signs indicating 'CIMETIERE NORD'. More precisely, from the town centre, turn right in front of the Tribunal and second right at the bottom of the road down to the cul-de-sac where the cemetery will be found.