Melbury Abbas War Memorial

Albert Charles Conway

Surname: Conway
Other names: Albert Charles
Other people in this story:
Frederick Conway
Annie Conway
Locations in this story:
Melbury Abbas, Dorset
Mesopotamia
Basra War Cemetery, Iraq
Farnham, Dorset
India

Story:
Albert Charles Conway was born in 1889 in Farnham, Dorset. He was the son of Frederick Conway, a labourer, and Annie Conway. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a Regular Soldier with the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 7833) and stationed in India. During the war he served in Mesopotamia and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 14th April 1915 and was buried at Basra War Cemetery in Iraq (grave id. III.C.10). He is remembered on the Melbury Abbas War Memorial.

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives