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Keith Ryan MCNAMARA (1915-1985)

Keith Ryan MCNAMARA1 (known as 'Ryany'), son of Thomas Patrick MCNAMARA (1872-1945) and Ellen Agnes GRADY (1883-1958), was born on 8 September 1915 at the BDM District in Burra, NSW.2

between 22 August 1945 and 6 November 1945 when aged 29-30 he served in World War II . He enlisted in Cairns Qld. His service number was NX117079. He is listed as having an additional Service No of N107269. Why there are two numbers is not known.3

Ryany married Eileen Mary ANDREWS in 1946 (approx.) at St Jerome's Catholic Church in Punchbowl, NSW.4,5

he died (aged 69) on 1 February 1985 in a place still to be found. A death notice was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 4 February 1985.6

 

He was Ellen Mary JONES' Godfather.7

 

Eileen Mary ANDREWS8 was the daughter of David ANDREWS (1891-1965) and Clara Catherine CROSLAND (1891-1967). She and Keith Ryan MCNAMARA had the following children:

 

Kevin James MCNAMARA

Dennis Ryan MCNAMARA

Paul David MCNAMARA

Citations

1{S0105}, Verbal ( Personal Knowlege) : OWEN (nee JONES), Ellen Mary (0002). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0032}, Certificate - Birth : MCNAMARA, Johanna [Nellie] (0113). Custom Id: NSW 39386 / 45. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no. 25748/1946
3{S0173}, War Records : Nominal Roll : World War II (Certificates) (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au). Cit. Date: 4 September 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
4{S0210}, Photos : Various. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
5{S0008}, Interview : TINSON, nee MCNAMARA, Johanna "Nellie" (0113). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6{S0507}, Ryerson Index : Death : McNAMARA, Keith Ryan (0123). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7{S0105}, Verbal ( Personal Knowlege) : OWEN (nee JONES), Ellen Mary (0002). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
8{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Name established as Eileen Mary Andrews from BDM marriage registration on certificate no.25748/1946

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014