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William Gallaway CONN

Regimental number906
Place of birthArdrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Other NamesWilliam Galloway
SchoolLiverpool, Sydney, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressArdrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Conn, 55 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, Aryshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; William and Janet Galloway CONN, 55 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, Aryshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Posted to 7th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 22 May 1915.

Killed in action, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 12 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CONN William Gallaway

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