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James Joseph LYNCH

Regimental number429
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address'Innisfail', Barolin Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Bridget Byrnes, 'Innisfail,' Barolin Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Date of death2 June 1935
Place of burialMareeba Old Cemetery

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