LYNCH, Michael
(Service number 82069)

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Date 2 March 1892 Place of Birth NZ

Enlistment Information

Date 22 May 1917 Age 25 years 3 months
Address at Enlistment Holme Station, Pareora
Occupation Gardener
Previous Military Experience 2nd Regiment
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs B. LYNCH (mother), 27 Cambridge Street, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
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Date 28 January 1967 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 52, Plot 404
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Michael LYNCH, born on 2 March 1892, was the son of Henry and Bridget (née HUSSEY), and abrother of Thomas LYNCH who also served in World War I.


Timaru Herald, 7 June 1917 (Papers Past) [14 February 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [16 February 2016]

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