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John Flynn

By stmwc
  • The birrth of John Flynn

    John Flynn is born
  • Flynn is a teacher

    John Flynn was a teacher at the Victorian Education Department
  • Home Mission

    Home mission appionted with the Presbyterian Church
  • John enrolled for a training college minister

    John Flynn enrolled at Ormond college for a training minister
  • Flynn ordained as a minister

    John Flynn ordaned as minister for the Presbyterian Church in Adelaide, for work in New South Wales
  • John is ordained as a minister

    John Flynn is ordainded as a minister for the Presbyterian Church in Adelaide, for work in South Australia
  • John Flynn presented his report

    John Flynn presented his report on the Northen Territory and central Australia to the home and foreign missions board. From this report came the Australan Inland Mission.
  • John commenced the Inlander

    Flynn commenced the production of the ' Inlander', a quaterly magazine that continued until November 1929
  • The 'Inlander' printed an article

    The 'Inlander' printed an article on outback avaiation and it's potential
  • The second article

    Flynn's second article for the 'Inlander' entitled 'Flying Doctor- why not?'
  • Flynn met Alf Traeger

    Flynn met Alf Taeger for the first time in Adelaide. In the same year, flynn was made a member of the Wireless Institute of Australia
  • The Northen Territory Passtoral

    The Northen Territory Passtoral Assosiation urged the Federal Government to establish a wireless at every outback Police Station.Also in this year, the A.I.M approved to establishment of an Aerial Medicl Service, and Traegerjoined Flynn in October as a wireless expert.
  • 'The Wireless Weekly'

    'The Wireless Weekly' published an article by Flynn on Feburary 4th entitled 'Bush Wireless'. This was the year slogan 'Mantle of Safety' was first introduced. Flynn used it in an article pulished in October issuseof the 'Inlander'. 1927 also saw Cloncurry selected as the base of the A.I.M Aerial Medical Service.'Medical Journal of Australia of December 24 carried an advertisment for a Flying Doctor.
  • Cloncurry

    Cloncurry based March 27 an Dr Welch arrived on May 15 and preformed his first preformnce on the 17th of May
  • John attended his last service

    John attended his last Federal Flying Doctor Council
  • John Flynn died

    Flynn died on the 5 May. He 's body was cremented and his ashes rest under the Flynn Memorial Stones in Alice Springs. He's wifes ashes were placed in the same spot in 1976
  • John memorial church was opened

    The Flynn Memorial church was opened in Alice Springs