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William John LYNCH

Regimental number1946
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
SchoolConvent School, Dupstone, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDripstone via Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs Isabella Farrell, Victoria Street, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death41
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row R, Grave No. 8), Plogsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Morris and Mary LYNCH. Native of Wellington, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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