Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Conway

In memory of:

Private James Conway

September 3, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1877129

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

4th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Son of Thomas and Bridget Conway (nee Curran), of Colliers Central, Conception Bay, Newfoundland. Enlisted at Sydney in Feb., 1916.

Commemorated on Page 388 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. G. 4.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 137 of 818.  Exhumed from original grave on the battlefield and re-interred in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY after the Armistice.
  • Photo of JAMES CONWAY– In memory of the men who joined the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the men who joined the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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