- Veterans Index
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- Flynn, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John FLYNN|
|Birth date and Place||12 Feb 1824, Cahir, Tipperary, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and Place|
|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.|
|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.|
|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). 1st Cork (May 1859). 2nd Cork (Jul 1859). 1st Cork (Apr 1860).|
Western Australia (1862).
|Pension Amount||6d. per diem. Increased to 1/1d. per diem on 25 Jul 1876 for service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|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.