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Thomas Michael RYAN

Regimental number7119
Date of birth19 October 1882
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.9
Height5' 5.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs B O'Dowd, Belmore Road, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of defective teeth)
Enlistment date27 July 1917
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Discharge date16 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 10 June 1918 (gun shot wound, head: severe).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 16 January 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYAN Thomas Michael

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