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James RYAN

Regimental number1435
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Ryan, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Casualty Clearing Station
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1915
Date of death2 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialQueenborough Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot 9, Grave No. 40), Hobart, Tasmania
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie RYAN. Native of Launceston
Discharge date15 October 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 5 October 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 22 November 1915; discharged Hobart, 15 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYAN James

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