James Stowe

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40th Regiment Military Band, c1852-60. Group portrait of the Military Band of the 40th Regiment with Joseph Hartigan as Band Sergeant. State Library of Victoria (H7686)


James Stowe was married to Mary Ann.[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

James Stowe was a member of the 40th Regiment and was involved in the Indian Mutiny, Maori war, and Eureka Stockade.[2]

Post 1854 Experiences


NOTICE.-Mr J.C. Bland is requested to communicate with James Stowe, 40th Regiment, and redeem his Dissolving Views; if not, they will be Sold after seven days from this date, as the agreement terminated on the 4th January.[3]

MUIR.-On the 28th July, killed in action in France, Private Leopold C. J. Muir, dearly beloved eldest son of Archibald and Grace Muir, of 15 Newry street, North Fitzroy, grandson of the late James Stowe, late of Her Majesty's 40th Regiment, brother of Millie, Theodore (on active service), Elma, Hazel, Lizzie, Louie, and Neil, aged 24 years 8 months. New Zealand papers please copy. Thy will be done.[4]

STOWE.-On the 5th September, 1918 at her residence, 62 Gold street, Collingwood, Mary Ann, relict of the late James Stowe (formerly of 40th Regiment, Indian Mutiny, Maori war, and Eureka Stockade), loved mother of Thomas (musician, Queensland), William (New Zealand), Elizabeth (Mrs. Nelson, of Wellington. New Zealand), Grace Mary- Mrs. Muir, North Fitzroy), aged 81 years.[5]

See also


Further Reading


  1. The Argus, 6 September 1918.
  2. The Argus, 6 September 1918.
  3. The Argus, 15 January 1856.
  4. The Argus, 29 August 1916.
  5. The Argus, 6 September 1918.

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