Major General Granville de Laune Ryrie, KCMG, CB

Date of birth  1865-01-07  Michelago, NSW. 
Date commissioned  1898  Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 1st Australian Horse. 
Other  1900-05  Arrived in South Africa as a captain with the Imperial Bushmen. Served in the Boer War. 
Other  1900-09  Wounded near Wonderfontein. 
Date returned to Australia  1901-06  Ryrie resumed serving with the 1st Australian Horse. 
Other  1903  1st Australian Horse became the 3rd Light Horse Regiment. 
Date promoted  1904-10-29  Became the commander of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment with the rank of lieutenant colonel. 
Other  1906-04  Elected member for Queanbeyan in NSW Legislative Assembly. 
Other  1911  Transferred to the unattached list. 
Others  1911  Won the Federal seat of North Sydney. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1914-09-19  Appointed commander of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade, AIF. 
Other  1915-05-19  The 2nd Light Horse Brigade arrive at Gallipoli.There it was broken up, and its regiments attached to infantry brigades. 
Other  1915-06  The 2nd Light Horse Brigade was reconstituted. 
Date wounded  1915-09-29  Ryrie was wounded by Shrapnel, and evacuated. 
Other  1915-10  Returned to the front. 
Date wounded  1915-12   
Other  1915-12  The 2nd Light Horse Brigade arrived in Eygpt. 
Date of honour or award  1916-01-14  Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George. 
Other  1916-03  The 2nd Light Horse Brigade became part of the newly formed Anzac Mounted Division. 
Other  1917-03-26  The 2nd Light Horse the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade attacked and captured Gaza. 
Date of honour or award  1918-01-01  Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB). 
Other  1918-05 - 1918-07  Ryrie was hospitalised in Egypt with a stomach ailment. 
Other units  1918-12  Ryrie took command of the Anzac Mounted Division. 
Date promoted  1919-04-16  Appointed commander of the AIF in Eygpt and was promoted to temporary major general. 
Date promoted  1919-05-03  Promoted to substantive major general. 
Date of honour or award  1919-10-14  Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG). 
Date of honour or award  1920-01-16  Egypt Order of the Nile - 2nd Class 
Other  1920-02 - 1921-12  Assistant Minister of Defence. 
Other units  1921  Returned to the militia as commander of the 1st Cavalry Division. He obtained leave from his command. 
Other  1924  Resumed his command of the 1st Cavalry Division. 
Other  1925  In the election Ryrie moved from the seat of North Sydney to neighbouring Warringah. 
Other  1926 - 1927  Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee. 
Other  1927  Retired. 
Other  1927 - 1932  High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. 
Date of death  1937-10-02  He was accorded a state funeral with military honours, and was buried at Micalago.