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John Harry RYAN

Regimental number5217
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address8 Napier Street, Black Hill, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Ryan, 8 Napier Street, Black Hill Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5216 Pte Joseph Francis RYAN, 60th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 February 1916.
Date of death2 October 1966

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