John Flynn

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Aug 1920
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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:


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