Daniel W. Ryan, L/Cpl.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality Canadian
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number F-22448
Rank L/Cpl.
Function Operator Stormboat 1
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 23rd Field Company
Unit / Group Royal Canadian Engineers
Division / Transport / Command Unknown
Regiment First Canadian Army Troop Engineers
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Evasion point at the River
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Rhenen, General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 27-B-2
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

During the night of the withdrawal, the Royal Canadian and British Engineers worked together to get the survivors safely on the other site of the river. The first 3 Canadian Stormboats (motor powered boats) were launched into the water at 21.45 hrs. Boat 1 got a direct hit by a stray mortar killing all 4 of the crew of 4 including the CO. L/Cpl. Ryan was in it. His body was recovered from the river Rhine near Rhenen on 11 October.

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Daniel W. Ryan, L/Cpl.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality Canadian
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number F-22448
Rank L/Cpl.
Function Operator Stormboat 1
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 23rd Field Company
Unit / Group Royal Canadian Engineers
Division / Transport / Command Unknown
Regiment First Canadian Army Troop Engineers
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Evasion point at the River
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Rhenen, General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 27-B-2
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

During the night of the withdrawal, the Royal Canadian and British Engineers worked together to get the survivors safely on the other site of the river. The first 3 Canadian Stormboats (motor powered boats) were launched into the water at 21.45 hrs. Boat 1 got a direct hit by a stray mortar killing all 4 of the crew of 4 including the CO. L/Cpl. Ryan was in it. His body was recovered from the river Rhine near Rhenen on 11 October.

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