condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Mary Gwen Lynskey

  • Service number
    • WWII W4387 AWMM
    • W4387 Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) RNZAF Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Last rank
  • War
WAAF Mary Gwen Lynskey

Mary Gwen Lynskey

Image may be subject to copyright restrictions. daveandjanharvey@gmail.com

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mary Gwen AWMM
  • Surname
    Lynskey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII W4387 AWMM
    • W4387 Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 December 1922 Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Family/me
  • Place of birth
    Kaponga, South Taranaki, new Zealand Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Family/me
  • Birth notes
    daughter of Ellinor Maude and Maurice John Lynskey Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Me/family
  • Address before enlistment
    Austin Road, Normanby,South Taranaki Public - Janine - Child - 7 April 2015 - family records, military records
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr M.J. Lynskey (father), Normanby, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr M J Lynskey (Father)
      Austin Road, Normanby, South Taranaki, New Zealand Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Relationship status
    Father Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) RNZAF Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Service number
    • WWII W4387 AWMM
    • W4387 Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
      WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • Date of Enlistment: 9 December 1942 Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Mary worked at Union Foundries (Engineering) in Hawera as a Clerk. Public - Janine - Child - 7 April 2015 - Military papers and family records
  • Age on enlistment
    19 years 358 days Public - Janine - Child - 14 March 2015 - Military Personal files

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Mary Gwen Lynskey by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Mary Gwen Lynskey

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 September 2021JaninePapamoa, New ZealandChild

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.