|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1919|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1945, Philippines|
Son of Arthur Ryan.
Charles served as a Staff Sergeant, 305th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Dansville, Livingston County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on March 26, 1942 in Ft. Niagara, Youngstown, New York. He was noted as Single, without dependents.
He was "Killed In Action" on Leyte, Philippine Islands during the war and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.
Service # 32255698
Dansville Breeze - August 31, 1948
Full military funeral services are to be held tommorow, Sept 1, for Staff Sergeant Charles Ryan, son of Mr and Mrs. Arthur Ryan of Health St., who was killed in action on Leyte, Philippine Islands, Jan 29, 1945.
According to a telegram received Friday, Sgt Ryan's body was to have been sent from Columbus, Ohio yesterday, and is to arrive here at 11:05 am today. Remains will be taken to the family home on Health St.
A full military Guard of Honor and a Color Guard are to meet the train, and escort the body to the home.
Services will be held tomorrow at 9am at the family home and at 9:30 from St. Patrick's Church, the Rev. John C. O'Donnell officiating at the Requiem High Mass. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
There will be full military services at the grave. Fred Keysaw will be sergeant-at-arms, and members of the Daniel Goho Post, American Legion, will participate.
A graduate of St. Patrick's School and Dansville Central High School, Staff Sgt Ryan had served three years in the U.S. Army at the time of his death.
He was a member of Company E, 305th Infantry Battalion, 77th Division.
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ryan, and one sister, Julia.
( Burial & Info found by: Anne Cady )
Holy Cross Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75612073