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Michael Walter FLYNN

Regimental number1831
Place of birthJunction Station, Weir River, Queensland
Place of birthJunction Station, Weir River, Australia
SchoolTurallin, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMillmerran, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Flynn, 'Greyleigh', Millmerran, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Year in date of fate unclear on Nominal Roll
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 19), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Michael FLYNN and Mary Ann RIDGWAY, his wife
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1832 Pte William Henry FLYNN, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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