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William RYAN

Regimental number4899
Date of birth6 April 1885
Place of birthBoorowa, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoorowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.6
Height5' 10.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Walter Dunn, Enwood, Gatong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 October 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 1 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 13 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1926
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 2309), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYAN William

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