John Flynn

Date of birth / Date established
1841
Date of death / Date closed
Aug 1920
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Place of death / Place closed
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Individual
Biography
John Flynn arrived in New Plymouth in the early 1860s he fought in the Taranaki Wars and was wounded at the battle of Te Ngutu o te Manu on 8 September 1868. After the wars ended he ran a coach service between Hāwera and New Plymouth and later was a businessman in Hāwera and, together with his wife, became musical leaders in the town. An obituary of John Flynn was published on 7 August 1920 p.5. See: http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=EP19200807.2.58&srpos=8&e=--1920-----10--1-byDA---2%22John+Flynn%22--

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