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Regimental number2445
Place of birthDalgety, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDalgety, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42.11
Height5' 8"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Lynch, 'Tabbi', Wilson Avenue, Belmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Shaghai Police.
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBerridale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date24 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked Sydney, 16 March 1919; discharged (nedically unfit: trench feet), Sydney, 24 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 May 1948
Age at death75
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (. Sec. R.C. 8, 2915), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LYNCH James

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