Friday 27 February 2009

Private William Lawrence Flynn

Born on 13 February 1886 in Flesherton, Ontario - brother of John Flynn, Flesherton, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Flesherton, Ontario, trade as liveryman, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 39.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair.

Joined the 147th Battalion, CEF, in Owen Sound, Ontario, on 7 March 1916 (number 838934) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 - invalided sick to England on 7 December 1917.

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