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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 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
  • Grave reference
  • 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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  • I have been examining and transcribing written material re WW1 held in the Alexander Turnbull Library. I have an account written by 11/689, Trooper Harry Ernest BROWNE of the WMR who writes about Trooper Lynch. The text of this will soon be on line via my website robertcameron.wordpress.com If you would like me to provide a copy I can do so.
    Public - Robert - Researcher - 8 August 2019
  • 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

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 August 2019RobertKaroriResearcher
09 April 2018Shontay MarieAucklandResearcher
22 March 2018HarrisonRotoruaResearcher
29 May 2016FionaKilbirnieOther relative
25 April 2015DanielWellingtonOther Relative