Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 to Menne’s Scouts (Family Group)
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Transvaal
265 Tpr: D. Flynn. Menne’s Scouts,
Three: Private F. P. Flynn, Canadian Infantry
1914-15 Star (26547 Pte. F. P. Flynn, 1-Can. Inf.); British War and Victory Medals
(26547 Pte. F. P. Flynn. 1-Can. Inf.), EF (4)
D. Flynn was born in Montreal, Canada on 6 August 1879 and worked as a collar cutter whilst living at Point Boarding House, Durban. Attesting for Menne’s Scouts at Durban on 26 June 1901, the roll confirms eligibility for the clasp for ‘Transvaal’, in addition to noting previous service with the Canadian Scouts; With copied attestation papers.
Francis P. Flynn was born in Montreal, Canada on 11 July 1881 and worked as a railroad operative -brakeman - whilst also serving with the 85th Regiment of Militia for 3 years. He enlisted at Valcartier, Quebec in August 1914 for the 14th Infantry Battalion, C.E.F., and served in France from 26th April 1915, attached to 1st Canadian Divisional Headquarters. He was demobilised on 8 March 1919; With copied attestation papers. Previously sold by Dixon's Medals in 2002.