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George David Conway

Memorial photograph, unveiled on 25 April 2004 by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta was supplied by Bev Tosh. - This image may be subject to copyright

Memorial photograph, unveiled on 25 April 2004 by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta was supplied by …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George David AWMM
  • Surname
    Conway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ435950 AWMM
    • WWII 435950 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Bertha Conway (mother), 21 Burrows Street, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Conway was the son of David and Bertha Conway, of Bluff, Southland, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    CanadaNorth America AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Red Deer Cemetery, Alberta, Canada AWMM Lot 7. Block F. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Airmen from Australia and New Zealand Memorial, Memorial Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada AWMM

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Sources

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