(Service number 13634)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||6 October 1885||Place of Birth||Temuka|
|Address at Enlistment||"The Don", Manchester Street, Christchurch|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Miss J.LYNCH (sister), Milford, Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||13th Reinforcements, Machine-Gun Section (Attached to Mounted Rifles Brigade)|
|Date||27 May 1916|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||26 June 1956||Age||70 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson|
|Memorial Reference||RSA area, Block 3, Plot 7|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Thomas LYNCH was born on 6 October 1885 at Temuka, the son of Henry (Harry) and Bridget (née HUSSEY) LYNCH, of Temuka.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 February 2016]; Timaru Herald, 22 December 1911, 25 June 1917, 7 & 31 July 1917, 10 & 12 September 1918, 10 & 22 March 1919, Sun, 5 January 1916, 10 September 1918, Press, 29 May 1937, 8 February 1938 (Papers Past) [14 & 15 February 2016]; Wakapuaka Cemetery headstone transcription & burial record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [14 February 2016]; Wakapuaka Cemetery headstone image (Find A Grave per ancestry.com.au) [14 February 2016]; NZ Electoral Rolls (ancestry.com.au) [14 February 2016]' Family research (T. Scott, SC Branch NZSG) 
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