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George COWAN

Regimental number1764
True NameRYAN, Bertram Cornelius
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Ryan, 411 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1764A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 17 August 1915, posted to 12th Rfcts 2 LHRegt; TOS, 5th DAC 21 April 1916; 5Div MTMBty 6th Btn 28 May 1917; 8th LTMBty 5 July 1917; 5 MTMBty 29 January 1918; wounded 2 October 1917.
FateDied as a result of accident 15 January 1919
Place of death or woundingFrance, Manbeuge
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialMaubeuge (Hous-le-Sois) Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Annie RYAN, 85 Keppell Street, Carlton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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