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Ensign James Henry Ewart

Birthplace:
- Hoole Bank, Chester

Birthdate:
- 22 November 1849

Nationality:
- English

Height:
- 5 feet 9 3/4 inches

Family Background:
- Not known

At Sandhurst:
- Yes

Foreign Languages:
- French and German

Career before Halifax:
- Ensign, 21st Foot, 8 August 1868 (purchase)
- to 78th Highlanders by transfer, 16 September 1868

Postings while in NS Command:
- Halifax, 9 May 1869 to 25 November 1871

Career after Halifax:
- Lieutenant, 28 October 1871
- Captain, 21 July 1881
- retired with gratuity, 12 July 1882

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