A Eureka hero: Death of Mr. John Lynch [31 March 1906]

[Editor: This article about John Lynch was published in The Freeman’s Journal, 31 March 1906.] A Eureka hero. Death of Mr. John Lynch. Leader of the pikemen in Australia’s only insurrection. (From our Melbourne correspondent.) Victoria — and, indeed, Australia — has lost one of her noblest veterans and upholders of freedom — Mr. John […]

Eureka veteran dead: Father of “Colonel” Lynch [22 March 1906]

[Editor: This article about John Lynch was published in The Argus, 22 March 1906.] Eureka veteran dead. Father of “Colonel” Lynch. Smythesdale, Wednesday. — Deep regret was felt here when it became known that Mr. John Lynch, mining surveyor for the Smythesdale district, had died. The deceased, who had been in failing health for the […]

[Mr. John Lynch] [22 March 1906]

[Editor: This article about John Lynch was published in the “About people” column in The Age, 22 March 1906.] [Mr. John Lynch] Mr. John Lynch, one of the early pioneers of Ballarat and the last of the captains who fought under Peter Lalor at the Eureka Stockade, died on Wednesday at his residence at Smythesdale. […]

Chapter 6 [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] VI Character sketch: Hon. Peter Lalor Reverting now to the adventures of the Commander-in-Chief (whom I left marshalling his men when the army hove in view), we know that he received a gunshot wound in the arm which shattered it […]

Chapter 5 [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] V The Fight It was at this critical juncture, when men’s minds were seething with passion, that another hunting raid was got up, and carried out with so many incidents of undisguised truculence as to leave no doubt of its […]