Individual Record for: Joseph William Lawrence O'Hara


Personal and Family Information

Joseph William Lawrence O'Hara was born APR 1887 in Rangoon, Burma. He died SEP 1932 in Pgin Mana, Burma. He was the son of John William Lawrence O'Hara and Margaret Stokes-Hill.

Joseph William Lawrence O'Hara's wife was Daisy MacKay. They were married JUL 1914 in Union Room Chapel, Coonor, India. Their known child was PA O'Hara.

Ancestors Chart (3 generations)


Joseph William Lawrence O'Hara


John William Lawrence O'Hara


John Lawrence O'Hara


John Lawrence O'Hara


Mary Anne Green




Margaret Stokes-Hill


Joseph Moses Hill


Margaret Stokes



Visit23 APR 1926London, England

Other Life Events

Occupation1914Moulmein, BurmaExtra Assistant Conservator of Forests
Occupation1927Tharawaddy and Zigon Forest Division, BurmaExtra Assistant Conservator of Forests


Births as reported in Domestic Occurrences in the Times of India 1887 (21 April) Apr 11 at Rangoon the wife of J WM L O'Hara Accountant PW Dept of a son.

He returned to Burma 6 months later on 15 October 1926 from Liverpool to Rangoon, Burma on the Kemmidine (Henderson Line).

He is mentioned twice in the Indian Forester Vol 53 in 1927

February 1927 Mr JWL O'Hara EACF, who is permitted to return to duty before the expiry of the leave is posted to duty in the Tharrawaddy and Zigon Forest Division

September 1927 Prior to taking over charge of the North Arkan Forest Division to which he was posted. Mr JWL O'Hara EACF is attached to that Division from 24 June 1927 to the 1 July 1927 both days inclusive

Possibly had a son Lawrence who died in 1929 at 9 months old of Convulsions. in Ranchi which is in Doranda and Ranchi Province in present day Bihar see IOR/N1/517/171.

He is believed to have been killed by 'Dacoits' in the Shan States Burma- wife went to Bangalore, India and worked in a shop called Harwood(s).

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