Edwin Charles Conway

Surname: Conway
Other names: Edwin Charles
Other people in this story:
Robert Conway
Eliza Ann Conway (nee Raymond)
Beatrice Mary Raymond
Robert Michael Conway
Locations in this story:
Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Minchington, Farnham, Dorset
Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Tisbury, Wiltshire

Edwin Charles Conway was born in Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, in 1884 the son of Robert Conway and Eliza Ann Conway (nee Raymond).   He lived all his life in the Minchington, Farnham, Dorset, area.  He had enlisted with the Dorsetshire Regiment on 8 Sep 1914 and was attached to the 6th Battalion as a Private (Service No. 10693).  His service was however cut short as he was discharged on 29 Oct 1914 for medical reasons.  Had he remained in the Army his Battalion had been decimated in battle in later months in a number of areas.  He married Beatrice Mary Raymond in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, on 4 Dec 1922.  His death was recorded at the Tisbury, Wiltshire, Registry in 1935.  His brother, Robert Michael Conway, also served and survived the conflict.


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