LYNCH, Thomas William
(Service number 3/2559)

Aliases Tom
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 26 March 1893 Place of Birth Milton, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Thomas W. LYNCH (father), Church Street, Rimaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation (1) New Zealand Expeditionary Force; (2) New Zealand Expeditionary Force; (3) New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship (1) Marama, Hospital Ship No 2, 2nd Voyage from NZ; (2) Marama, Hospital Ship No 2, 3rd Voyage from NZ
Date (1) 10 November 1916; (2) 22 March 1917; (3) 21 November 1917
Transport (1) Marama; (2) Marama; (3) Maunganui
Embarked From Destination (3) Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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

Stock buyer


Date 6 May 1950 Age 57 years
Place of Death Clyde, Central Otago
Memorial or Cemetery Alexandra Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block C, Lot 3, Plot 5
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas William LYNCH, known as Tom, was the son of Thomas William LYNCH, senior, and his wife, Catherine Joseph née ... Tom played 23 games for the All Blacks in 1913-1914. His son, also named Thomas William (Tommy), was an All Black in 1951; and his nephew, Tom Coughlanm played one test for the all Blacks.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 February 2016]; Timaru Herald, 3 August 1914, 4 & 10 May 1915, 16 October 1915, 22 October 1918 (Papers Past) [14 February 2016]

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