Ryan, James T. P.

James T. P. Ryan U.S. Navy WWII
James T. P. Ryan U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 6/24/1918
Died On: 27 Apr 2005
Street Address: 657 Forest Avenue
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-237

James T. P. Ryan was born in New York in 1919. In Rye his family lived at 657 Forest Avenue. James served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Commissioned Ensign James T. P. Ryan, son of Mrs. T, P. Ryan of Forest Avenue, has been commissioned an ensign in the U. S. N. R. He was graduated last week from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, Conn. Ensign Ryan is a graduate of Fordham. PAGE TWELVE T H E RYE CHRONICLE Friday, December 4, 1942

RYAN, JAMES T. P. James T. P. Ryan of Rye died on April 27, 2005. He was 86. Mr. Ryan was born in 1918 in the Bronx to James and Maria Ryan. In his youth he and his family spent many pleasant days in their summer home in Rye where he especially enjoyed swimming at Oakland beach and sailing on the Sound. He attended New York City schools and graduated from Fordham University in 1940. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942-1946. As an officer on an LCI during WWII James was involved in U.S. landings in North Africa, Italy and France. As a result of the war he spent the majority of his adult life in hospitals under VA care. A gentle and scholarly man, James, along with many others, paid a dear price in the service of his country. His family members who predeceased him are sisters Ruth Fendler, Anna Dolan, Marguerite Almy and a brother, Dr. Arthur Ryan. A private Mass and burial took place on Saturday, April 30 at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY. To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store. Published in The Journal News on May 6, 2005.
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