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William Richard LYNCH

Regimental number305
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressJackson Street, Nth Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Lynch, Jackson Street, Nth Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Brettoneux, France
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row A, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parens: Edward and Margaret LYNCH,Jackson Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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