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William CONEY

Regimental number2247
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolLandsborough State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Concy, Smith, Helidon, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CONEY Williams NR
Place of death or woundingRuddy Valley, Mesopotamia
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 70), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Brother of Thomas CONEY, Rockhampton, Queensland. Native of Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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