Laurence Bonaventure RYAN


RYAN, Laurence Bonaventure

Service Number: 3/37672
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Coburg, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Presumed Killed in Action, Korea, 13 July 1952, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Lieutenant, SN 3/37672

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Laurence Bonaventure (Laurie) Ryan was born in Melbourne, Victoria

His parents names are unknown

He enlisted for the Korean War - Service no. 3/37672 - his last rank was a Lieutenant with the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

He died on 13th July, 1952 in Korea & is listed on the Australian War Memorial and also on the Korea Roll of Honour in Bairnsdale, Victoria

Lieutenant Ryans body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in Action - No known grave