LYNCH, Albert Dennis
(Service number 26421)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank


Date 3 May 1890 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Public Works, Featherston
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Arthur Thomas Lynch (brother), Takaka, Golden Bay, Nelson
Religion Roman Catholic
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 14th Reinforcements, New Zealand Engineers
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 April 1964 Age 71 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North
Memorial Reference Section J, Block 09, Plot 016
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert dennis LYNCH was born on 3 May 1890 at timaru, the secon son of Richard Daniel and Ellen (née WELLS) LYNCH. Two of his brothers, Leo Francis LYNCH and Percy Patrick LYNCH, also served in World War I, but they were among the younger brother bosn at stratford, whereas teh three eldest were all born at Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 February 2016]

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