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William Joseph RYAN

Regimental number2024
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o A S Ardell, Lilberne, Blandford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs E McDummett, c/o A S Ardell, Lilberne, Blandford, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave NO. 48), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs E. MCDERMOTT (formerly RYAN), and the late Michael RYAN. Native of Canterbury, New South Wales

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