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 Deaths 1848

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Date transcribed2011-09-25
Transcribed byD Edge, J Birtles, M Holmes, R Bird, A Webb, J Adler, D Moore, S Parker, E Nelson, A Goodchild, B Rudder, L Fretwell, J Harrison, P Stanes and D Stephens
Comment898 deaths extracted from the domestic occurrences mentioned in the 1848 'Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce' which was the pre-cursor for the Times of India.

View all other items of "Surname" with value "Pires" in "Deaths 1848" Surname  Pires    
Given name(s)  A    
View all other items of "Place" with value "Mazagon" in "Deaths 1848" Place  Mazagon    
Year  1848    
month  Jul    
day  24    
Register Entry  At Mazagon on the morning of Monday the 24th July aged 48 years Mr A Pires a Pensioned Hospital Steward of the 1st RE regiment (Fusiliers) after an illness of about a week which he actually bore with pur christian fortitude up to the last moment of his dissolution. He entered the Honorable Company's Service in the medical line at a very young age and had made himself so proficient in the service and displayed such zeal integrity and fidelity in the discharge of the duties entrusted to him in the different grades of his profession that he secured for himself the unanimous and most cordial approbation of all the medical officers under whom he served. He had accompanied that gallant regiment of which he was a member to the campaign of Aden for which it is so distinguished and he has had most trying occasions to display the docility of temper and kindness of heart which formed the essence of his disposition towards those entrusted to his care. In private life he was a model of amiability and sincerity and actually an object of affection and esteem to his brother officers and acquaintances and he died in peace but deeply regretted by all who knew him. He leaves behind him his aged parents a widow and seven children to bemoan his irreparable loss    
Edition Year  1848    
Edition Date  29 Jul    
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Birth, marriages and death entries extracted from the domestic occurrences mentioned in the 'Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce' which was the pre-cursor for the Times of India.
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