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James LYNCH

Regimental number5406
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressBurrowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42.2
Height5' 9.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Lynch, Park Street, Temora, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Discharge date18 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ayrshire', 23 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: shell shock and emphysema), Sydney, 18 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 December 1920
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery (Sec. R.C. 4, 624), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LYNCH James

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