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Francis Joseph RYAN

Regimental number157
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ryan, Clive Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery (joined 12 February 1911); still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Margaret RYAN, Coco Sheds, Orange, New South Wales. Native of Bourke, New South Wales
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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