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John Henry Ryan

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant John Henry Ryan

May 2, 1917

Military Service


Air Force


Royal Flying Corps


57th Sqdn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 581 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. A. 4.


Achiet-le-Grand is a large village in the department of the Pas-de-Calais 19 kilometres south of Arras. The Military Cemetery is situated at the north-west side of the village alongside the Communal Cemetery. One should take the main road from Arras to Bapaume (N17). At Ervillers turn right on to the D9 towards Achiet. At the first junction in the village a CWGC signpost indicates the way towards the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– clipping from Ottawa Citizen, May 3 1917, p. 1
  • Newspaper clipping– clipping from Ottawa Citizen, May 3 1917, p. 1
  • Photo of John Henry Ryan– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.

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