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William Henry Lynch

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Lynch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11/71 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Paraparaumu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    O.P. Lynch (father), Paekakariki, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11/71 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Lynch, of Paekakariki, Wellington AWMM
    • Date of Birth is listed as 27 October 1895 Public - Al - Researcher - 26 March 2015 - Military Personnel File, New Zealand Expeditionary Force Attestation Form, Serial 4.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • Great Uncle Will, I've read your letters, and I can see what a strong and responsible young man you were. You loved your family, and I know they loved you. I love you Uncle. Thank you.
    Public - Fiona - Other relative - 29 May 2016

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29 May 2016FionaKilbirnieOther relative
25 April 2015DanielWellingtonOther Relative