Regiment : 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 7511
Conflict : WW1
Buried : Possibly buried in Dudley Borough Cemetery, Worcestershire, England.
Memorial : Dudley War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jade Gandy and John Hale.
Discharged on 14th January 1916 on termination of period of engagement.
The following information researched and transcribed by Sandra Taylor:
Timothy Conroy entered the Theatre of War on 12th August 1914. He was awarded the Victory Medal, British War Medal and 1914 Star.
At the time of his discharge Timothy Conroy was 32 years 10 months of age with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. He was 5 feet 7 inches tall. His trade was shown as a bricklayer and his intended place of residence was 68 Cross Street, Dudley. He was described as being a sober trustworthy man – intelligent and reliable. He had served with the Expeditionary Force in France from 12th August 1914 until 8th January 1916 and had completed 13 years service with the regiment, enlisting on 16th January 1903 in Worcester for a term of 3 years which was later extended to 8 years. During this time he served in South Africa, Ceylon and the East Indies. He was transferred to the Army Reserve on 14th January 1911. With the outbreak of war he was mobilised on 5th August 1914 and sent to France. Timothy was promoted to paid Lance Corporal on 8th September 1915. He was discharged from the army on 14th January 1916.
The death of Timothy Conroy aged 32 is registered in the September Quarter 1916 under the Dudley Registration District.