Ryan, Joseph

BORN HULL 1891. SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & CAROLINE RYAN, of  3 ARNETTS PLACE, NORTH STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS) AND SYKES STREET, HULL. A MERCHANT SEAMAN. FORMER PRISONER (1911 CENSUS). ENLISTED IN HULL, SERVED AS A LANCE CORPORAL, IN THE 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 24. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER, JULIA WILKINSON, 15 WILFREDS TERRACE, NORNABELL STREET, HULL.
HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE ST CHARLES’ CHURCH MEMORIAL. HE IS REPORTED KILLED ON THE SYKES STREET ROLL OF HONOUR (Hull Daily Mail 09 October 1916).

HE WAS ONE OF THREE BROTHERS KILLED IN THE WAR. PTE, WILLIAM RYAN, 1ST EYR, DIED ON 27/10/1914. JOHN RYAN DIED AT SEA, ON 09/10/1917. THEIR YOUNGEST BROTHER, GUNNER, JAMES RYAN SURVIVED THE WAR.
If you have any more information, regarding the surviving brother James Ryan, please contact their Great Neice -Sue Hodgson [mailto:sue@dodge9.karoo.co.uk] who contacted 21/02/17.


First name:
JOSEPH
Military Number:
201511
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Date Died
23/04/1917
Place died:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
24
, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK