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William John RYAN

Regimental number1898
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Ryan, Kooyang Road, Burswood, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1898A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military No.3 Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 12), Vlamertinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Mary RYAN, Kooyong Road, Burswood, Near Perth, Western Australia. Native of South Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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