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David William Ryan

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Headstone of Private David William Ryan (28542). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECW8795). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private David William Ryan (28542). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainau …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ryan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 28542 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1884 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Bridget Cavanah (sister), 3 Harrison Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28542 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Ryan was the son of Jeremiah and Mary Ryan, of Marton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    France Public - Daniel - Other relative - 4 May 2018 - New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/60547/43391_344168-00492/1027755

    New Zealand Army WWI Roll of Honour, 1914-1919
    https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/1924/31834_224162__0001-00005/18711
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM C. 7. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 April 2019BenjaminNew ZealandDirect descendant
04 May 2018DanielWellingtonOther relative

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