|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||117 Gouger Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Laura K Lynch, 117 Gouger Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 70 days in South Africa (Boer War).|
|Place of enlistment||Morphettville, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, Australian Details, Mex Camp, 26 May 1915.
Found guilty of being absent without leave, 3 pm, 5 January-10 pm, 9 January 1916: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 1 (altered from 14 days' detention under King's Regulation para 507), and forfeited 5 days' pay.
Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, 28 January 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to 2nd Field Ambulance, and then to No 1 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 February 1916; to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, 7 April 1916; discharged to duty, 10 February 1916; rejoined Bn, 12 February 1916.
Transferred to 50th Bn, 26 February 1916; taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 29 February 1916.
Appointed Driver, 12 March 1916.
Admitted to 13th Field Ambulance, 10 April 1916 (rheumatism), and transferred to 11th Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to unit, 13 April 1916; rejoined unit, 14 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 22 November 1916 (influenza), and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; rejoined unit, in the field, 13 December 1916.
Attached for duty to 13th Brigade Headquarters, 15 July 1917; ceased to be attached, 17 January 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, England, 17 January 1918 (influenza), while on leave in United Kingdom; discharged on furlough, 26 February 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 1 March 1918.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia for discharge (myalgia), 12 May 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 5 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: not due to misconduct), 22 July 1918.
Total war service: 3 years 338 days (of which 3 years 259 days were abroad)Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Hurtle John Watson LYNCH.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LYNCH Hurtle John Matson|