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John Francis RYAN

Regimental number3363
Place of birthJancourt Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Nellie Ryan, 42 Henry Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 549 Pte Martin RYAN, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916; Brothers: 3507 Pte James Lawrence RYAN MM, 57th Bn, killed in action, 12 July 1918; 2028 Pte Michael RYAN, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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