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Richard LYNCH

Regimental number2118
Place of birthMoynelty Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Peter Lynch, Moynelty, County Meath, Ireland
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter adn Mary LYNCH, Newcastle, Mullagh, Kells, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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