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Michael Ryan

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South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Ryan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2515 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1870 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1876 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1876 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Opotiki, BOP Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    C/- Post Office, Gisborne
    C/- Mrs Dan Ryan, Opotiki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    son of Daniel & Catherine Ryan of Opotiki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal, Cape Colony & Rhodesia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    2515 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 5th Contingent, 13th Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900 - 1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1900 - 1901 S A Medals & Clasps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushman, C/- Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    24 yrs 5 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Had Enteric Fever - in hospital at Brandfort for 3 months Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 1936 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 66 AWMM
  • Date of death
    9 May 1951 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Age at death
    77 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Place of death
    Wanganui, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Otahuhu Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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31 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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