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Granville de Laune RYRIE

Date of birth1 July 1865
Place of birthMichelago, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMichelago, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation49
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mg F Ryrie, Michelago, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentColonel
Unit name2nd Light Horse Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/2/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.12 (27 January 1916).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29664 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 176 (30 November 1916).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174 (11 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Granville de Lanne Ryrie on NR

Order of thre Nile, 2nd Class

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33
Date: 1 April 1920


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 16
Date: 12 February 1920


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Commanded 2nd Light Horse Brigade, 1914-18; GOC AIF troops in Egypt, 1919. High Commissioner for Australia in the United Kingdom, 1927-32.
Date of death1937
Age at death72
Place of burialMichelago Cemetery, New South Wales

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