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James Joseph RYAN

Regimental number292
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMelville Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.2
Height5' 10"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia C Ryan, Melville Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Kennedy Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll296
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row C, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Julia RYAN, Sturt Street, Townsville, Queensland. Native of Eidsvold, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted Service No 296, 17 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYAN James Joseph

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