James Richard RYAN

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RYAN, James Richard

Service Number: 1629
Enlisted: 23 November 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Billan , Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Wickepin, Wickepin, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sleeper Hewer
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 17 Chaplain J.C. McPhee officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1629, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1629, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1629, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Joseph Ryan of Wickepin, WA and Annie Clara Ryan of Burnie, Tasmania

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal