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John Lynch

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Borough of Newmarket, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket Auckland. Image provided by John Halpin 2014, CC BY John Halpin 2014

Borough of Newmarket, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket Auckland. Image provided by John Halpin 2014 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Lynch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1682 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Dec 1877 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 6 October 1915 AWMM Ayre Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Lynch (father), Ayre Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1682 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      160 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Clear AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 14 April 1919 AWMM
    End of war AWMM
    Sapper AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Lynch and Mary Lynch (nee Coyle)

    Two sons went to WW1 Francis (70304) and John (4/1682) Lynch AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 June 1960 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Plot J4 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 June 1960 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    The Borough of Newmarket War Memorial, Auckland Council Archives AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 430 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 June 1960 AWMM

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