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FLYNN – John 39th Regiment

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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
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
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
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Not yet known
Occupation after
Employed by the Convict Establishment 25th July 1854 – 29th March 1855 “A very indifferent officer”
Newspaper ArticlesNEW ZEALANDER, VOLUME XX, ISSUE 2108, 5 MAY 1864
Departure from Western
1855 to New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th May 1864 New Zealand
Onehunga New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/Burial
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
On the 15th October 1853 John Flynn 30th regt @ 2/- was advised that although he had been selected for the next convict guard he would not be the senior sergeant as another had been chosen (Henry Inskip 94th Regt)
39th regiment in Australia from 1825-1832, India 1832- 1845.