County Carlow, Ireland
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1918, France|
[Cherie J. is managing this memorial with the permission and endorsement of Pvt. Michael Ryan's relative, family historian Bill Gawne. Pvt. Ryan was a brother of Bill Gawne's grandfather, James 'Jimmy" Ryan (1890–1948).]
Pvt. Michael Ryan was born in Dranagh, Saint Mullins, County Carlow, Ireland in 1892.
His parents were Michael Ryan (1860–1935) and Elizabeth "Eliza" Foley (1860–1941).
His parents had the following children:
1. Martin Ryan b: ABT 1883
2. John Dan Ryan b: 27 Apr 1884 in Dranagh, St. Mullins, Co. Carlow, Ireland
3. Andrew Ryan b: ABT 1886
4. Edward Ryan b: ABT 1887
5. Ellen Ryan b: ABT 1888
6. James Ryan b: 6 Jun 1890 in Dranagh Hill, St. Mullins, Co. Carlow, Ireland
7. Michael Ryan Jr. b: 1892 in St. Mullins, Co. Carlow, Ireland
8. Daniel Ryan
9. Mary Ryan b: BEF 1905
10. Elizabeth Ryan
11. Margaret Ryan
12. Patrick Ryan b: 29 Jan 1904 in Dranagh, St. Mullins, Co. Carlow, Ireland
13. Peter Ryan b: 29 Jun 1906 in Dranagh, St. Mullins, Co. Carlow, Ireland
The 1901 Census of Ireland Residents shows Michael and his family residing in a house 2 in Drannagh (Glynn, Carlow), Ireland as follows:
Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses
1. Ryan Micheal 41 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmer Read write - Married -
2. Ryan Eliza 39 Female Wife Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmers Wife Read and write - Married -
3. Ryan John 17 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmer's Son Read and write - Not Married -
4. Ryan Ellen 15 Female Daughter Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmer's Daughter Read and write - Not Married -
5. Ryan Andrew 14 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmer's Son Read and write - Not Married -
6. Ryan Edward 12 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Carlow Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
7. Ryan James 11 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Carlow Scholar Read and write- ot Married -
8. Ryan Micheal 5 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmer's Son Cannot rad - Not Married -
9. Ryan Daniel 2 Male Son Roman Catholic Co Carlow Farmers Son Cannot read - Not Married
10. Ryan John 39 Male Brother Roman Catholic Co. Carlow Farm Read and write - Not Married
Michael went to Australia around 1911. He became an accountant, and then a soldier in the WWI"
Private, 58th Batalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action.
Some time ago an elderly relative, now deceased, wrote:
"He was the one hero of the family and received an honorable commendation from the King.
[A family member] has it as it was kept in the old home."
Michael's family are so very proud of him and remember him with deep love.
Michael Ryan (1860 - 1935)
Elizabeth Foley Ryan (1860 - 1941)
John Dan Ryan (1884 - 1958)*
Edward Ryan (1889 - 1911)*
James Ryan (1890 - 1948)*
Michael Ryan (1892 - 1918)
Patrick Ryan (1904 - 1973)*
Note: Private, 58th Batalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action. Son of Michael and Eliza Ryan, of St. Mullens, Co. Carlow, Ireland. Age 24.
Saint Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol-sur-Ternoise
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Plot: Sp. Mem. 2.
Maintained by: Bill Gawne
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56144468