Sidney Jack Ryland

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Private “Sid” Sidney Jack Ryland
Life dates
11 Jan 1915 - 07 Jul 1944

The son of Sidney Robert and Margaret Emily Ryland, of Stroud, Gloucestershire. He was married to Margaret Emily

Unit or location Role Posted from until
East Dorset Scout Section Scout Section Member 24 Nov 1940 30 Apr 1943
Operation Bulbasket SAS combatant 11 Jun 1944 03 Jul 1944
Operation Bulbasket SAS combatant 11 Jun 1944 03 Jul 1944
National ID
ODRZ 101/3
The Dorsetshire Regiment
Military number
Commissioned or Enlisted
18 Apr 1940

Van driver

(1944) Swan Inn, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire
Other information

Later 4th Battalion, then ? Jpome detachment, then 1 SAS 1 Feb 1944
Killed in Action B Squad 1st SAS in Operation Bulbasket. He is buried at Rom Communal Cemetery in France alongside his fallen comrades. Service number 5729978.
British Army Casualty Lists report on 4 July 1944 he had previously reported missing believed to be a prisoner of war but was now reported not missing. He was reported killed in action on or shortly after 7 July 1944.


TNA ref WO417/89 British Army Casualty List