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409A   Private Martin McFlinn
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 13/12/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Company Division Train, Australian Army Service Corp (Australian Army)
Died: 23/05/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 23
Martin McFlynn was born about 1892 in Sydney, Australia. He was the son of Michael and Ellen McFlynn. His father was from Kildress. Martin attended Sydney Technical School and became an engineer. He enlisted in September 1914. Martin served with the Australian Expeditionary Force attached to the Army Medical Corps at Gallipoli. Private Martin McFlinn was serving with the 1st Company Div. Train of the Australian Army Service Corps when he died of wounds at Gallipoli on 23rd May 1915.
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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
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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)
6 Bendigo Independent 09/08/1915 Details of Private Martin McFlinn's death
7 Catholic Press 01/07/1915 Death Notice of Private Martin McFlinn
8 Catholic Press 16/11/1915 Details of Private Martin McFlinn
9 Photo of Private Martin McFlinn's grave
10 Melbourne Tribute 05/08/1915 Details of Private Martin McFlinn's education
11 Sydney Morning Herald 26/07/1915 Photo of Private Martin McFlinn
12 Sydney Morning Herald 31/12/1894 Details of McFlinn family
13 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Martin McFlinn's grave can be purchased here
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