Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Charles Conway

In memory of:

Sergeant John Charles Conway

December 9, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

970441

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Artillery

Division:

166 (Newfoundland) Field Regt.,

Additional Information


Son of Valentine and Bridget (née Goggan) Conway, of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada. Brother of Thomas, Henry, William, Mary, Kathleen and Nellie. Also the brother of Gunner Frederick William Conway, deceased in the Canoe River Train Wreck, British Columbia, on 20 November 1950. The train was enroute to Korea from Camp Shilo, Manitoba via Fort Lewis, Washington.

Commemorated on Page 151 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XV. E. 24.

Location:

The SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY lies in the Contrada Sentinelle in the Commune of Torino di Sangro, Province of Chieti, and forms a wide arc on the slope of a hill facing south-east. The SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY is reached by the main road (Route No.16) from Pescara. Travel for approximately 55 kilometres as far as San Vito and then by Route No.16. Just after crossing the Sangro River and 50 metres before the station of Torino di Sangro, a narrow road on the right leads up a steep hill to the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the Newfoundland Legion magazine “Lest We Forget”. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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