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James McNamara

Rank: Private
Street: Main Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident on Main Street (as MacNamara)
Census 1911: Resident on Main Street (as McNamara)
Regiment/Unit: Machine Gun Corps, 18th battalion
Regiment Number: Unknown
Date of Death:

James Daniel was born in Longford on the 31 March 1895. 

James's father and brothers ran a well-known victuallers (grocery and general provisions shop), in Longford town.

Pte McNamara was mentioned in an article titled Another Young Hero on the 4 November 1916, which mentioned his injuries and his recovery at Edmonton Military Hosptial, North London, (link below).

Parents Names: Son of William John McNamara and the Catherine/Kate (née Reynolds), Main Street, Longford

Longford Leader, Another Young Hero; link to Civil Record of birth

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