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Daniel Francis FLYNN

Regimental number3769
Place of birthTipperary, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinBrother, J Flynn, Templemore, Tipperary, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollASCMT
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate the year could be 1918
Discharge date25 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 30 December 1915.

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 10 March 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 15 March 1916.

Taken on strength of 16th Pioneer Bn, Serapeum, 17 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Division Supply Column, 7 July 1916; on leave, 17 January to 27 January 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 12 February 1917; transferred to Motor Transport Company to be a Driver, 10 March 1917.

Admitted to 56th Casualty Clearing Station and transferred to Ambulance Train, 1 July 1917; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abberville, 2 July 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 4 July 1917 (venereal disease: total period of treatment, 28 day's); discharged to Base, 29 July 1917.

Marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 29 July 1917; marched in to Motor Transport Depot, Rouen, 5 August 1917; rejoined 1st Australian Division Supply Column in the field, 15 August 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Division Motor Transport Company, 12 February 1918; transferred to 'A.C.T. Motor Transport Company', 19 March 1918.

Found guilty, 6 June 1918, of being absent without leave from 9:30 pm to 11:10 pm, 6 June 1918: awarded forfeiture of 2 days' pay.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance and transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 10 June 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 16 June 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 19 July to 2 August 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, London, while on leave, 24 July 1918 (sick); discharged from hospital, 31 July 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 14 August 1918.

With unit, 7 February 1918; marched out for return to Australia, 1 April 1919; marched out to England, 8 April 1919; disembarked Southampton, England, 9 April 1919.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 18 April 1919 (venereal disease: total period of treatment, 69 days); discharged from hospital and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 June 1919; marched in to Parkhouse Depot, 4 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', from Liverpool, 9 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 October 1919; discharged, 25 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLYNN Daniel Francis

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