James Daniel Conway

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Conway, Acting Sergeant James Daniel no.33620

1st Australian Field Artillery Brigade, formerly Medium Trench Mortar Battery 7th Reinforcements.

“Glenroy” Howard Street, Canterbury.

Storeman and packer.

Born 1890, son of James C. and Ellen Conway.

Married Elsie M. Smith 1916.

Enlisted 27/11/1916, aged 26.


Church of England.

Next of kin, wife, Mrs Elsie M. Conway.

Embarked from Melbourne 11/5/1917 per HMAT A9 Shropshire.

Casualty List SMH 4/12/1917 Wounded.

Returned to Australia 22/7/1919.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1772719/ [accessed 18/11/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002