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FLYNN – James 99th and 40th Regiment

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99th Regiment Lanarkshire
40th Somersetshire Regiment
Left WA on the Wonga Wonga
NameFLYNN – James
Regiment (s)99th and 40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1539 (99th Regiment) 4021 (40th Regiment)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th March 1841 / 18 years / Carlow Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralian Colonies and New Zealand – 16 years
Length of Service21 years 43 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th April 1862 / Birr Barracks Offaly Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1862 Carlow
1863 1st Cork
1864 1st Dublin
1864 Tilbury
1864-1866 Western Australia
June 1866 South Australia
March 1867 Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birth1823 Carlow Carlow Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
August 1866 James Flynn departed for South Australia per Wonga Wonga
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationHe was wounded in the left leg in New Zealand 30 June 1845.
British Army Worldwide index
1851 James Flynn 1539 Private 99th Foot location Van Diemen’s land
1861 James Flynn 4021 Private 40th Foot location Birr Ireland
Discharge: Own request having completed 21 years’ service.
James Flynn’s conduct on the Merchantman was rated as ‘very good’ he was not accompanied by a wife or children.
James Flynn was admitted 26th November 1866 to Royal Adelaide Hospital ( Admission No 1007) aged 40 years Single Roman Catholic residing in Adelaide