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Thomas Nicholas LYNCH

Regimental number1034
Place of birthSteiglitz, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic School, Abbotsford, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailor
AddressMagoula, Toorak Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs Alex Lynch, Magoula, Toorak Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

When going to school held position of Lieut; marched with Coy from Melbourne to Bendigo in 1910. On leaving school joined up with Citizen Force, leaving to join AIF when Colour Sergeant. Was Coy Sergeant Major at Broadmeadows for 3 months; joined up as Lieut 21st Battn day of embarkation. Was on the 'Southland' and at Gallipoli.

FateDied of wounds 1 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth LYNCH, Toorak Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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