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First Name: John

Last Name: Conway

Birthplace: New Bedford, MA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Home of Record: New Bedford, MA
Middle Name: James

Date of Birth: 18 November 1948

Date of Death: 17 March 1967

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served: 1966 - 1967
John James Conway

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


John James Conway
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps

John James Conway was born on 18 November 1948 in New Bedford, MA, the son of Austin and Angeline Conway. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on 20 July 1966 at Boston, MA.

On 17 March 1967, Private First Class John James Conway was serving with L Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, PFC Conway was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.


Purple Heart
Combat Action Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name John J Conway is located on Panel 16E Line 100 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


PFC Conway was buried at Rural Cemetery in New Bedford, MA.


Honoree ID: 8169   Created by: MHOH




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