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Thomas Ryan

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Ireland
Death: Died in Westminster Hospital,London, London
Cause of death: Tumor of the spine
Place of Burial: Newport, Risca Rd Cemetery, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Husband of Nellie Ryan
Father of Kathleen Ellen Richards
Brother of Kate Lee

Managed by: Coralie Hyde
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Immediate Family

About Thomas Ryan

Was in the the Medical Staff Corps which became the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1898

Believed to be a Pharmasist

Fought in the Boer War 1888-1902

In 1920 he spent several weeks in the King William Ward, Westminster Hospital, London where he eventually died probably as a result of an operation on a tumor on his spine. The surgeon who attended him was Sir James Purveus Steward

Daphne has several letters from "Tom" to Nell and Kathleen who were living in Park quare, Newport, written during his time in hospital.

Daphne also has the Queens medal and the Kings medal awarded to Thomas ryan during the Boer war.

Buried in Newport (next to K Richards)

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Thomas Ryan's Timeline

February 19, 1908
Age 37
Plymouth, United Kingdom
November 26, 1920
Age 49
Westminster Hospital,London, London
Newport, Risca Rd Cemetery, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom