LYNCH, Michael James
(Service number 43014)

First Rank Gunner Last Rank Gunner


Date 8 February 1894 Place of Birth Makikihi

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Michael LYNCH (father), Makikihi
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 24th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Pakeha
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Field Artillery

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Date of Capture
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 4 May 1973 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 156, Plot 78
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Michael James LYNCH was the son of Michael and Mary LYNCH of Makikihi.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 February 2016]; Headstone image Timaru Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [14 February 2016]; Evening Post, 16 November 1916, 10 January 1917, 31 December 1917, Otago Daily Times, 2 January 1918, Timaru Herald, 3 January 1918, 18 July 1919, Dominion, 28 June 1919 (Papers Past) [14 February 2016]

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