LYNCH, Charles Bertrand
(Service number 74393)

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Date 23 September 1897 Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date 26 November 1917 Age 20 years 2 months
Address at Enlistment Geraldine
Occupation Banker
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment - still serving
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin T. W. LYNCH (father), Church Street, Timaru
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 39th Reinforcements, E Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 28 August 1980 Age 82 years
Place of Death 139 Helensburgh Road, Dunedin (residence)
Memorial or Cemetery Greenpark Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 7, Plot 21
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Bertrand LYNCH was the son of Thomas William LYNCH, of Timaru, and brother of Thomas William LYNCH and James LYNCH who also served.


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 February 2016]; Greenpark Cemetery, Dunedin, burial record (Dunedin city Council) [14 February 2016]; Timaru Herald, 20 October 1914, 26 September 1917, 2 March 1918, 28 August 1919, Press, 14 May 1923, 21 June 1926 (Papers Past) [14 & 15 February 2016]

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