James George FLYNN


FLYNN, James George

Service Numbers: QX50869, Q104149, QX50869
Enlisted: 23 March 1943, Toowoomba, Qld.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toowoomba, Qld., 12 November 1916
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Toowoomba Grammar School
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed In Action, Bougainville, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Pacific Islands, 19 March 1945, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Port Moresby Memorial, Port Moresby, Papua, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial, Toowoomba Grammar School WW2 Honour Board, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW2, Toowoomba WW2 Roll of Honour Book, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal
23 Mar 1943: Enlisted Corporal, SN QX50869, Q104149, 2nd/25th Infantry Battalion, Toowoomba, Qld.
23 Mar 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN QX50869
19 Mar 1945: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John George Flynn and Elizabeth Ewart Flynn; Husband of Thelma Mae Flynn, of Surat, Queensland

Corporal James George Flynn was killed in action during the 25th battalion’s advance down the Buin Road in Bougainville on 19th March 1945. At the time of his death he was 28 years of age. He was buried in the field.