James Edward Lynam in the Great War 1914–1918

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