PERSONAL DETAILSJohn FLYNN
Birth date and Place12 Feb 1824, Cahir, Tipperary, Ireland.
Baptism date and Place
Census Residences
Occupations pre-WAPainter and Glazier.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: fair.
Marriage date and Place04 Jun 1855, Shanrahan Church, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
SpouseCatherine Parker FOLEY widow of ? Hogan.
ChildrenWilliam 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 Place23 Jan 1877 Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Cancer; Consumption.
Burial date and Place24 Jan 1877 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Headstone moved to Karrakatta (Anglican) 0432A.
Will and ProbateWill: 15 Sep 1876. Probate: 20 Jan 1882, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3403-1882-636].
Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment3rd (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 Place10 Mar 1845 Tipperary, Ireland.
Service/CampaignsMalta 3 years.
Turkey 5 months.
Crimea 7 months.
Musters1851 Birr, Templemore, Cork [WO12-2141].
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 1 Dec 1855.
Medals, Clasps and Badges:Crimea Medal with clasps Alma, Inkermann. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and Place17 Mar 1857 Chatham.
Length of Service12 years 8 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1541/189.
Post Discharge ResidenceClogheen, Tipperary.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictClonmel (1857). 1st Cork (May 1859). 2nd Cork (Jul 1859). 1st Cork (Apr 1860).
Western Australia (1862).
Pension Amount6d. per diem.  Increased to 1/1d. per diem on 25 Jul 1876 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Dairy Farmer, John Street, North Perth.
Land Grant/Purchase08 Oct 1874 Perth Loc. Y119 one acre (grant).
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Pensioners Benevolent Fund.