Individual Record for: Alfred James O'Hara

Personal and Family Information

Alfred James O'Hara was born MAR 1854 in Jhansi, India, Saugor, India. He died NOV 1915 in Croydon, London, England. He was the son of George O'Hara and Elizabeth Harper.

Alfred James O'Hara's wife was Alice-Sarah. They were married ABT 1900. Their known child was Violet Anne Gwendoline O'Hara.

Ancestors Chart (3 generations)


Alfred James O'Hara


George O'Hara


Lawrence O'Hara




Elizabeth Harper


Richard Harper


Elizabeth Rebecca Huntley



Baptism18 JAN 1856Jhansi, India
Residence1878London, England18 Argyle Square, Euston Road, London
Residence1881Clapham, London, England3 Fentiman Road, Clapham, London
Residence1905Clapham, London, England3 Fentiman Road, Clapham, London
Residence1911Dunton Green, Kent, EnglandSharavougue, Dunton Green, Kent, England
Military Service2 APR 1881Madras, IndiaSurgeon, Indian Medical Service
Military Service2 NOV 1893Madras, IndiaSM, Indian Medical Service
Military Service2 APR 1901Madras, IndiaLieutenant Colonel, Indian Medical Service
Military Service2 NOV 1902Madras, IndiaRetired

Other Life Events

Education1878Madras, IndiaMadras Medical College
Education1879Edinburgh, ScotlandEdinburgh University
EducationBangalore, IndiaBishop Cotton School


Births as reported in 'Domestic Occurrences' in the Times of India 1882 (8 May) May 2nd at Bangalore the wife of Surgeon AJ O'Hara of a son.

British Medical Journal (August 13 1881) He is 22nd in the list of candidates for commissions as Surgeons in Her Majesty's Indian Medical Service who were successful at both the London and Netley examinations, August,i881. As the positions of these gentlemen are determined by the addition of the marks gained at Netley to those previously gained in London, the combined numbers are shown in the following list


Roll of the Indian Medical Service 1615-1930 DG Crawford, 1930 lists that he was awarded Medal with Clasp for the 'Operation of 3rd Brigade and round Nyingyan' in 1866 during the Third Anglo-Burmese War.

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Assistant-Surgeons' Papers (Board of Examiners) - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9/408 - date: 1881

O'Hara, Alfred James [M 1881] - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9/408/167-73 [n.d.]

His obituary appeared in the British Medical Journal on 29 January 1916:

LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ALFRED JAMES O'HARA, Madras Medical Service (retired), died in London in December, aged 61. He was educated at the Bishop Cotton School at Bangalore, and at the Madras Medical College,where he took the L.M.S. He took the diplomas of L.R.C.S. and

L.R.C.P. at Edinburgh in 1879, and entered the I.M.S. as surgeon on April 2nd, 1881; he became surgeon-major on April 2nd, 1893, and lieutenant-colonel on April 2nd, 1901, and retired on November 2nd, 1902. He served in Burma in. 1886-88, taking part in the operations round Nyingyan and in those of the 3rd Brigade, and received the medal with a clasp.

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 shows:

O'Hara, Alfred James of Radley, Clarendon Road, Wallington, Surrey died 19 November 1915. Administration London 8 December 1920 to Cecil Alfred O'Hara mining engineer. Effect £44 13s 4d.