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Charles FLYNN

Regimental number5571
Place of birthQuarry Lane, Lennoxtown, Strathclyde, Scotland
SchoolSt Mary's Roman Catholic School
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTrangie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, Albert Flynn, Alexandria, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death25.5
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 25), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret K. FLYNN. Native of Lennoxtown, Stirlinghsire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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