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Hayes, Sir John Macnamara, first baronetlocked

  • Gordon Goodwin
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Hayes, Sir John Macnamara, first baronet (1750?–1809), military physician, was born in Limerick, the son of John Hayes and Margaret, daughter and coheir of Sheedy Macnamara of Ballyally, co. Clare. Nothing further is known about his early life. Hayes served as a surgeon during the American War of Independence, between 1775 and 1783. In October 1777 he was in charge of a hospital abandoned to the enemy during the retreat to ...

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