Private “Sid” Sidney Jack Ryland
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|
The Dorsetshire Regiment
Commissioned or Enlisted
18 Apr 1940
(1944) Swan Inn, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire
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