|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Address||Wentworth, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, William Flynn, May Grove, Co Mayo, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Mildura, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Divisional Train, No 3 Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/14/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Company, Australian Army Service Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915. Promoted Corporal, 3 August 1915. transferred from Gallipoli to Lemnos, 10 September 1915; to Gallipoli, 26 November 1915. Embarked Gallipoli, 23 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 28 December 1915 (jaundice); transferred to Alexandria to rejoin unit, 23 January 1916; rejoined unit at Serapeum, 25 January 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 1 April 1916. Temporarily detached to Havre, 22 May 1916; rejoined unit from detachment, 15 June 1916. Detached to Brigade Headquarters, 10 July 1916; rejoined unit, 16 July 1916. Detached to 2nd Brigade HQ, 13 October 1916; rejoined unit, 21 October 1916. To England on leave, 11 December 1916; rejoined unit, 26 December 1916.
Temporarily detached to 8th Bn, 4 April 1917; rejoined unit, 8 April 1917. Reverted to Driver at own request.
Proceeeded on leave to United Kingdom, 15 December 1917. Admitted to King George Hospital, Dublin, while on leave, 27 December 1917; transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England, 22 February 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 March 1918. Charged with being absent without leave from 4 pm, 27 March, to 2.45 pm, 28 March 1918, when ordered to return to camp under open arrest: charge dismissed by Major C.C. Campbell, 30 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board D8, 12 May 1918; disembarked Sydney, 5 July 1918; discharged, 17 September 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FLYNN James Oliver|