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William Henry Lynch

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  • Service number
    11/71 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

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

Civilian life

About birth

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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    Gallipoli, Turkey 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
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 October 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 6 or HMNZT 10 AWMM
    Vessel was Orari or Arawa AWMM
    Trooper AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles AWMM
    Main Body AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • 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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  • Last rank
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles AWMM

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

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Panel 5 AWMM
  • Obituary

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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