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Preston Gillmore RYAN

Regimental number4578
Place of birthSmithton Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressSmithton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr T Ryan, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied at sea 4 June 1916
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died of Sickness at sea, en route Australia to United Kingdom

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