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40345   Gunner Peter Conway
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Dated added: 24/09/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/04/1893
Died: 27/04/1918 (Died)
Age: 25
Peter Conway was the only son of Patrick and Elizabeth Conway. He had a twin sister, Mary. He had four sisters in all. After his father died, the family lived in Aghacarnaghan, near Toome. Gunner Peter Conway was serving with V 8th Trench Mortar Batter, Royal Garrison Artillery, when he died on Saturday 27th April 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 6-7 + 162
CWGC Casualty 841103
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
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1 1901 Census lists Conway family 1901 census lists Peter as age 8 living with the family at house 1 in Derryhollagh, Cranfield, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists Conway family 1911 census lists Peter as age 18 living with the family at house 8 in Aghacarnaghan, Cargin, Antrim
3 Ballymena 1914-1918 Brief details of Gunner Peter Conway
4 National Archives UK Medal card of Gunner Peter Conway can be purchased here
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