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John Joseph RYAN

Regimental number2381
Place of birthUxbridge Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNew Norfolk, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, James Ryan, Uxbridge, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 2), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth RYAN, Uxbridge, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 493 Driver Maurice Patrick RYAN, 40th Bn, died of wounds, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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