PERSONAL DETAILS John FLYNN
Birth date and Place 12 Feb 1824, Cahir, Tipperary, Ireland.
Baptism date and Place
Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Painter and Glazier.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: fair.
Marriage date and Place 04 Jun 1855, Shanrahan Church, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
Spouse Catherine Parker FOLEY widow of ? Hogan.
Children William James b. 1856, Queenstown, Camden Forts, Ireland.
Mary Ann b. 1858, Clogheen, Tipperary.
John b. 1860, Fermoy, Cork.
Edwin b. 1862 at Sea on ‘Norwood’ en route to Western Australia.
Samuel Henry b. 1864, Perth, Western Australia.
Robert George b. 1867, Perth, Western Australia.
Michael b. 1869, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and Place 23 Jan 1877 Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Cancer; Consumption.
Burial date and Place 24 Jan 1877 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Headstone moved to Karrakatta (Anglican) 0432A.
Will and Probate Will: 15 Sep 1876. Probate: 20 Jan 1882, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3403-1882-636].
Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment 3rd (East Kent, The Buffs) Regiment.  6 Apr 1854 transferred to
49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s or Hertfordshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1975 Private.
#3687 Private.
Attestation date and Place 10 Mar 1845 Tipperary, Ireland.
Service/Campaigns Malta 3 years.
Turkey 5 months.
Crimea 7 months.
Musters 1851 Birr, Templemore, Cork [WO12-2141].
Promotions Private to Corporal 1 Dec 1855.
Medals, Clasps and Badges: Crimea Medal with clasps Alma, Inkermann. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. Second Battle of Inkermann. 05 November 1854.
“To England 1st January /55?’ [WO100-30-248].
Labours under defective eyesight and dyspnea. He has also varicose in the right thigh resulting from a gunshot wound he received in the thigh at the Crimea. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and Place 17 Mar 1857 Chatham.
Length of Service 12 years 8 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1541/189.
Post Discharge Residence Clogheen, Tipperary.
Post Discharge Pension District Clonmel (1857). Cork (1859).
Pension Amount 6d. per diem.  Increased to 1/1d. per diem on 25 Jul 1876 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Norwood.
Departure and Arrival 16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Dairy Farmer, John Street, North Perth.
Land Grant/Purchase 08 Oct 1874 Perth Loc. Y119 one acre (grant).
Subscriptions Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
Pensioners Benevolent Fund.