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Edward Thomas LYNCH

Regimental number1180
Place of birthBarmedman, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
Address61 Abermarle Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Ambrose Lynch, 61 Abermarle Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated 'London Gazette' No 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 72 (2 September 1920).

FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 409), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Louisa LYNCH, Rawson Avenue, Kogarah, New South Wales. Native of Barmadman, New South Wales
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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