James Edward Lynam in the Great War 1914–1918

Notes
James Edward Lynam was born in 1879 the son of James Lynam and Elizabeth Barratt.

Army Record
James Edward enlisted into the 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters on 8 February 1915. His address was 35 Nottingham Road, Belper. Previously he had served 9 years in the 1st Bn Notts and Derby.

On 3.11.15 he was transferred to the Durham Light Infantry, 8th Inf Labour Coy.
Discharged from White Cross War Hospital, Warrington 24.4.1918; CLC 39th Labour Coy

Medal Roll Index
Lynam James E Durham Light Infantry Private 67772; Labour Coy 2360
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

Silver War Badge
18892/23060 Lynam James N.C.L.C ex DLI, badge 405,188; enlisted 8.2.15, demobbed 24.4.18; aged 38; sick; served overseas