LEST WE FORGET

Squadron Leader James Patrick CONWAY MID

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 31428 (RAF)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: 1939
Unit: 31 Maintenance Unit, RAF Station Barrackpore, Bengal
Awarded the mentioned in Despatches (MID)
Died: Illness: 26 October 1946, Aged 31 years
Buried: Ranchi War Cemetery, India
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Joseph and Mary Catherine Conway. Of Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown

Squadron Leader Conway was an Australian Cadet accepted for training by the RAF who embarked for the UK on 9 March 1939.

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/8/1408
Newton, Dennis A Few of the Few: Australians and the Battle of Britain, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT 2600, 1990
Trove (The Age (Melbourne)) Bereavement Notice, Thursday 31 October 1946