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James RYAN

Regimental number1633
Place of birthQueenstown Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Miss Jones corner of Factory And William Streets, Clyde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFriend, J McClymont, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 4 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 6), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Honorah RYAN, Moore Street, Wilcannia, New South Wales
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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