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McNAMARA – James Honourable East India Company

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
NameMcNAMARA – James
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st Madras Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 798
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th March 1841 / 20 years / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service21 years
18th May 1841 Embarked England per “Malcolm” for India
December 1859 Embarked India 7th per “Earl of Hardwick” for England
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th December 1860 / Madras
Campaign MedalsNone known
Intended Residence at
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Limerick
1863 Montreal WO23/22 EIC 1858-1865
1864 Limerick
1865 Woolwich
1866 Tilbury
1866 Western Australia
1875-1879 Wellington New Zealand (end of available records)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1820-23 Castleconnell Limerick Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Left Western Australia during 1874 or 1875: pension paid 1st October 1875 in New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge ‘Time Expired’
A James McNamara died 11 September 1887 at Haining St. Wellington and is buried in the Wellington Cemetery. He was aged 60 according to the death notice in the New Zealand Times 6 October 1887 page 9