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Thomas RYAN

Regimental number18732
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address127 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 5"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Eliza Ryan, 127 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1917
Place of enlistmentRichmond, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollEngineers Details
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1918
Date of death28 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot F, Grave No. 254F), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs Mary Eliza RYAN. Native of Sydney. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date6 November 1918
Other detailsCommenced return to Australia on board HT 'Carpentaria', 8 August 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 6 November 1918.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYAN Thomas

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