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John Joseph RYAN

Regimental number779
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWilliam Ryan, Clifton, Queensland
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 164), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza RYAN
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4536 Pte George Frederick RYAN, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 August 1919.

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