Thomas John RYAN

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RYAN, Thomas John

Service Number: 3448
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, 1882
Home Town: Burnley, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Upholsterer
Died: Killed in Action - Somme, France, 18 November 1916
Cemetery: Quarry Cemetery, Montauban
Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
11 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3448, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3448, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
18 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3448, 5th Pioneer Battalion

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Biography

"RYAN.— Killed in action on the 18th November, Private Thomas J. Ryan, dearly loved brother of Florence Taylor, William Ryan; dearly loved grandson of Annie O'Connell, King-street, Richmond, also grandson of the late Thomas and Bridget Ryan, late of Edinburgh-street, Richmond.

May the Lord have mercy on his soul. Thy will be done." - from the Melbourne Age 23 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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