FLYNN – John 39th Regiment

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Sgt John Flynn by Peter Conole and Jean McDonald – July 2010 EPG Gazette

39th Regiment

NameFLYNN – John
Regiment (s)39th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 417
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th July 1825 / 16 years / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Marble Polisher
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/Duration New South Wales – 5 years
East Indies – 11 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 69 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeColour Sergeant / 12th September 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Bristol England
Pension Districts1848 Bristol
1848 Tralee
1854 Western Australia
1856-1864 New Zealand
Pension Paid2/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1809 St. John’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Possible wife UNKNOWN Ann
B 1825 deduced
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not yet known
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1855 to New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th May 1864 New Zealand
Onehunga New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1st April 1864 Onehunga New Zealand
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 John Flynn 417 Colour Sergeant 39th Foot Location Kamptee
He was sent home from Agra in 1844 on account of his health.
He could have been involved in the Coorg War and Gwalior campaign
Discharge due to Rheumatic pains and worn out