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John Patrick RYAN

Regimental number1356
Place of birthBrigalows, Narrabri, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
Other trainingStockman
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDrover
AddressUralla, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susan Maria Ryan, Uralla, New South Wales
Previous military service414 Kitcheners Horse, South African War
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 9 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Palestine
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row F, Grave No. 7), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Elizabeth RYAN; husband of Susan Maria Ryan of 44 Hutton Street, Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers: Corporal George Henry Ryan, killed in France and Private Arthur Ryan, 12th Light Horse, returned to Australia
Other detailsSon of Patrick John and Elizabeth Anne (nee Robertson) Ryan

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