Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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21/01/2019 Mrs Patrick Conway, Aughacarnaghan, has been notified of the death in action of her only son, Driver Peter Conway, Royal Field Artillery. Driver Conway, who enlisted prior to the war, has been on active service since the outbreak of hostilities.
21/01/2019 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 18th May 1918: Toome
25/09/2016 The CWGC record Gunner Peter Conway as the only son of Elizabeth Conway of Aghacarnaghan, Toomebridge, County. Antrim, and of the late Patrick Conway.
25/09/2016 Gunner Conway has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
25/09/2016 Gunner Peter Conway was serving with ĎVí 8th Trench Mortar Batter, Royal Garrison Artillery, when he died on Saturday 27th April 1918.
25/09/2016 The medal card of Gunner Peter Conway states that he served with the 3rd Lahore Division, Indian Ammunition Division, of the Royal Garrison Artillery.
25/09/2016 The 1911 census lists Peter as age 18 living with the family at house 8 in Aghacarnaghan, Cargin, County Antrim. His father had died and the family were now living with Peterís grandfather, James Beatson. Peter was a farm servant.
25/09/2016 The 1901 census lists Peter as age 8, living with the family at house 1 in Derryhollagh, Cranfield, County Antrim. His father was a farm labourer.
25/09/2016 Family: Patrick Conway, Lizzie Conway, Peter Conway (born 1st April 1893), Mary Conway (born 1st April 1893), Catherine Kate Conway (born 3rd January 1895), Ellen Nellie Conway (born 15th May 1897), Elizabeth Lizzie Conway (born 3rd August 1899).
25/09/2016 Peter Conway was born on 1st April 1893 in Aghacarnaghan, Toomebridge. He had a twin sister, Mary. He had four sisters in all.
25/09/2016 Peter Conway was the only son of Patrick and Elizabeth Conway. Patrick Conway married Elizabeth Beatson / Bateson on 17th January 1893 in the district of Antrim.
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