George Ryan was born on the 10th May 1895 and was baptised in 1896 at St.Mary’s R.C. Church, Highfield Street, Liverpool.
 
He was the son of George Ryan and Mary Ellen Ryan (nee Bergin) who were married on the 1st March 1892 at the same church.
 
1901 Census: - 27 Upper Milk Street, Liverpool - Mother M. Ellen with children Ellen, John, George, Martin and Elizabeth A
 
1911 Census: - 12 Trueman Street, Dale Street, Liverpool - Parents George and Mary Ellen with children Ellen, John, George and Martin - Parents had been married 20 years with 5 children born and 4 still alive.
 
In 1911 Census George Jnr was a Newsboy.
 
George Ryan died from Pneumonia following Influenza at Belmont Road Military Hospital. His mother Mary Ellen Ryan, of 6 Worfield Street, was notified of his death.
 
He was buried in a Soldier's War Grave (Section RD) at Ford R.C. Cemetery on the 8th May 1918. His place of death was given as Mill Road Hospital and his age as 22 years.
 
His parents lived at 55 Richmond Row, Liverpool, after the war.