Joseph Richard LYNCH


LYNCH, Joseph Richard

Service Number: 2328
Enlisted: 21 June 1937
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 17 January 1915
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 1 May 1944, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
War Graves Plot C. Row B. Grave 7, Mildura Public Cemetery, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

21 Jun 1937: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
21 Jun 1937: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 2328
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 2328

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of William and Elizabeth Lynch

Husband of Josephine Lynch of Newcastle, NSW

RAAF Wirraway aircraft A20-396 of Number 2 Operational Training Unit crashed near Mildura, Victoria killing Flight Lieutenant Lynch 2328 & Flying Officer Spencer 416035