Thomas Betram (Paddy) LYNCH

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LYNCH, Thomas Betram

Service Number: 3865
Enlisted: 15 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sheephills, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Corowa, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 9 October 1917
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 8, Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Warracknabeal War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion
8 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion
8 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
4 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
26 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
25 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, Accidental BW (minor) to elbow while defusing German ordnance near Bapaume. Rejoined unit 1 April 1917.
3 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), SW to knee. Admitted to hospital (France). Rejoined unit 14 May 1917.
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge
9 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3865, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Poelcapelle

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Enlisted and served under alias Paddy Lynch