Arthur Alfred Lynch

Politician

1861 – 1934

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Who was Arthur Alfred Lynch?

Arthur Alfred Lynch was an Irish Australian civil engineer, physician, journalist, author, soldier, anti-imperialist and polymath. He served as MP in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland as member of the Irish Parliamentary Party, and represented Galway Borough from 1901 to 1902, subsequently West Clare from 1909 to 1918. Unlike most of his compatriots, Lynch fought on the Boer side during the Boer War, in South Africa and raised his own Irish battalion towards the end of World War I.

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Born
Oct 16, 1861
Smythesdale
Also known as
  • Dr. Arthur Alfred Lynch
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of Melbourne
Died
Mar 25, 1934

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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