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409A   Private Martin McFlinn
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Company Division Train, Army Service Corp (Australian Army)
Died: 23/05/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 23
Martin Mc Flynn was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, the son of Michael McFlynn, Keenaghan, Cookstown. Michael McFlynn served his apprenticeship as a joiner with Mr. John Kane, Gortalowry, Cookstown before emigrating. His son Martin served with the Australian Expeditionary Force attached to the Army Medical Corps at Gallipoli. Martin McFlynn was struck in the head by a bullet and died a few hours later from the wound.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery
  South Anzac, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Grave 1-E-12
CWGC Casualty 621953
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. At 9.8 kms you will find the cemetery on the left hand side of the coast road. Beach cemetery is situated on what was known as Hell Spit, at the Southern point of Anzac Cove. The graves lie between the Kelia - Suvla Road and the beach.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 60
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Annandale War Memorial Martin McFlinn commemerated on Annandale War Memorial
2 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Martin McKlinn, No 409
3 Australian Military Documents Military Papers (58 no) for Private Martin McFlinn
4 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Martin Mc Flinn, No 409
5 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Martin McFlinn (includes wooden grave photo)
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