William Thomas Ryan

First Name: 
William
Middle Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
Ryan
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, August 30, 1898
Mother's Name: 
Amelia Ryan
Father's Name: 
Thomas Ryan
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, May 16, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
10th General Service (NSW) Reinforcements
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/15 Star
Date of Death: 
Saturday, November 30, 1918
Place of Death: 
Tidworth, England
Cause of Death: 
Influenza pneumonia
Details: 

William Ryan (Service No 58887) was a single 19 year old electric moter driver from Port Kembla, N.S.W. who was still serving with the Militia when he enlisted.

William embarked on HMAT A30 Borda with 10th General Reinforcements NSW on 17th July 1918.  He was admitted to the ship hospital on the way to England and was admitted to hospital in England from the ship on 27th September 1918 where he died from pneumona caused by influenza on 30th November 1918.

Willam was buried with full military honours in Tidworth Military Cemetery, England, Row A, Grave 49, on 6th December 1918.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, RYAN WILLIAM THOMAS

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