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Edward Conroy

In memory of:

Private Edward Conroy

September 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

55173

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1891

Son of Thomas and Alice Conroy, of Chorley, Lancs., England.

Commemorated on Page 69 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 23.

Location:

The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne, about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. On reaching Abbeville from Boulogne on the N1 at the roundabout, take the right turn immediately before Boulogne Road direction. A CWGC direction sign is on site. Enter the ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of EDWARD CONROY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of EDWARD CONROY– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– 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 75 of 818.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– The following group portrait of No. 2 Section, B Company, 19th Battalion C.E.F. appeared in the Toronto Star on January 19th, 1915.  Pte. Edward Conroy was born in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.  He enlisted in Toronto on November 10th, 1914.  In honoured memory.
  • Memorial– Edward Conroy's father and mother, John and Alice, were living at 22 Market Street, Chorley, Lancashire, England.  His name is also remembered on the memorial at St Mary's Church on Market Street, Chorley.

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