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Charles Snodgrass RYAN

Date of birth20 September 1853
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address37 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation61
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Ryan, Stony Park, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCOL (Assistant Director of Medical Services)
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Colonel


Unit: HQ AIF (H/Surgeon General)
Promotion date: 15 August 1914

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, second Supplement, No. 29536, 5 April 1916; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129, 21 September 1916.

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Medals

CB


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

KBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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