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Ernest LYNCH

Regimental number1920
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address75 Gold Street, South Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Lynch, 75 Gold Street, South Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 909 Gunner James Edward LYNCH, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918; ; 3408A Pte Joseph LYNCH, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919; 219 Pte Michael LYNCH, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916;
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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