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James WANDLESS buried 15 Aug 1799 at St Helena, Soldier, 1st Co.
Transcribed by: British Library
India Office Records Reference: N/6/1 f.132
Source: http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/FullDisplay.aspx?RecordId=014-000286695

[As a result of a policy of recruiting time-expired soldiers calling at the island on their voyage home from India, the St Helena Regiment was built up to 1,000 men by 1800.]