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James MacNamara

Rank: Private
Street: 51 Main Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: 18th Machine Gun Corps
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Date of Death:
Information: An article in The Longford Leader of 4 November 1916 reads as follows: Another Young Hero. Another young and popular Longford man who has fallen wounded is Private James McNamara, of the 18th M.G.C., and we are also happy to be able to announce to his numerous friends and comrades in Longford that he is getting on satisfactorily at the Edmonton Military Hospital, London N., to which he was removed from the base in France. Private McNamara is a brother of Messers M'Namara Bros., victuallers of this town and was a young chap who was a general favourite with everybody and we are sure news of his safety will be welcomed by all who ever had the pleasure of knowing him.
Parents Names: Son of William and Kate MacNamara
Notes: It is likley that this is James MacNamara, given in the medal rolls as 36951, private. He received the British War and Victory Medals.

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