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Clarence Timothy RYAN

Regimental number3501
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShunter
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Ryan, 539 George Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 22), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to Helouan Convalescent Hospital, 6 December 1915 (debility); discharged, 10 December 1915.

Taken on strength, 5th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

Transferred to 57th Bn, 17 February 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir.

Found guilty, 4 March 1916, of being absent without leave from Reveille, 4 March, till apprehended by piquet, 1830, 4 March 1916: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of a total of 29 days' pay.

Admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 March 1916; discharged to duty.

Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir.

Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, Ismailia, 1 April 1916 (appendicitis); discharged to and rejoined Bn, Ferry Post, 2 April 1916.

Temporarily detached to 14th Brigade Lewis Gun Course, Duntroon Plateau, 3 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 2390302: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYAN Clarence Timothy
Red Cross File No 2390302

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