Topic: 40th Regiment, Waitara

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Military Cemetery, McLean Street, Waitara (Opposite War Memorial Hall)

40th Regiment Memorial - Waitara 

Waitara 40th Regiment - 1915

Erected by the N Z Government in 1915

Unveiled 24 June 1915 by local Member of Parliament W. T. Jennings.

(See Taranaki Daily News article in Documents below)

 

Brooke's cenotaph and memorial to others killed at Puketakauere and not recovered was presumably erected in 1860. It is behind the 1915 memorial 

 

 

Front

THEY LIVE IN MEMORY

BY THEIR DEEDS

 

 

ERECTED

BY THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT

1915

TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THE

BRAVE MEN WHO FELL IN THE

ATTACK ON PUKETAKAUERE PAH

ON JUNE 27TH 1860

AND ALSO THOSE

WHO FELL AT THE ATTACK ON KAIRAU

ON THE 29TH DECEMBER 1860

 

Left Side

 

                                                                                            LIEUT BROOKS [sic]

                                                  SERGT O'CALLAGHAN                    CORPL SAMUEL MCBURNEY

                                                  CORP. DAVID VAHEY                            "     EDWARD RYAN

                                                               GUNNER W. WEIR (ROYAL ARTILLERY)

                                                                                              PRIVATES

                                                PATRICK BRODERICK                     THOMAS DUMPHEY

                                                WM HICKEY                                          J. DOUGLAS

                                                WALTER SCOTT                                  PATRICK FAGAN

                                                JOHN DOWNES                                  SAMUEL ALROY

                                                W.F. PERRY                                         JAMES GORE

                                                JOHN WEBBER                                  JOHN FILLINGHAM

                                                WM HAYES                                            H. E. MARTYN

                                                T BRYNE                                                J. ALLEN

                                                ARCHIBALD MCCANN                     PETER MCCABE

                                                WM CLIFF                                              EDW. G. HARRIS

                                                T. GILL                                                    GEO MARSDEN

                                               WM MARKHAM                                    FRANCIS ROBINSON

                                               J. MACGUIRE

 

Rear

LEST WE FORGET

KILLED AT KAIRAU 29TH DECEMBER 1860

A BROOME; A.B. OF  H.M.S. PELORUS

PRIVATE M LEHANE, 40TH REGT

J. CHINNERY

 

Short  NP

 

Right Side

 

40TH REGIMENT OF THE LINE

("FIGHTING 40TH")

SOMERSET REGIMENT

2ND BATTALION LANCASTER REGIMENT

 

 

 

Note: Contemporary newspapers and Hart's  Army List 1861  give the name as "Brooke" not "Brooks" as on this memorial.

 

For other memorials in the cemetery see Topics below 

 

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