LYNCH, Robert
(Service number 13451)

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Date 29 October 1883 Place of Birth Derry, Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Box, 22, Fairlie
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Mary Huston (sister), Wandale, College Road, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 13th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 27 May 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 31 July 1945 Age 62 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 130, Plot 403
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert LYNCH was born in 1893 in Derry, Ireland.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 February 2016]; Timaru Herald, 9 February 1916, 12 April 1919, New Zealand Herald, 19 July 1916, Star, 27 July 1916, Press, 15 February 1924 (Papers Past) [14 February 2016]

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