Topic: South Taranaki Wars Memorial

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Normanby Domain/Victoria Park, Ketemarae Road,Normanby

 

 

 South Taranaki Wars Memorial

Normanby 03.

Unveiled by  Prime Minister, Hon T. Mackenzie, 29 May 1912 who also unveiled the Waihi memorial the same day.

(See Documents and Links below)

 

Front

 

1912

 

LEST WE FORGET

 

THIS MONUMENT

WAS ERECTED

TO PERPETUATE

THE MEMORY OF

A NUMBER OF SOLDIERS

WHO LOST THEIR LIVES

IN THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD

DURING THE MAORI WAR

1868 & 1869

 

BY NUMEROUS FRIENDS

SUBSIDISED BY A GRANT

FROM THE GOVERNMENT

 

 

     HELMET AND

     CROSSED SWORDS

   IN SCABBARDS

 

ALSO TO THE LOYAL MAORIS

WHO FELL WHILST FIGHTING

FOR THE QUEEN

 

REV FATHER ROLLAND

WHO SPIRITUALLY MINISTERED TO THE SOLDIERS

DURING THE WAR

DIED AT REEFTON JULY 13 1903

 

Right Side

 SEPTER 7TH 1868

MAJOR VON TEMPSKY.    F RA

CAPTAIN PALMER              P RI

        "                 BUCK.               WN RI

 LIEUT HASTINGS             WN RI

    "          HUNTER                     "

 CORPL  FENNESY.                  A C

                 RUSSELL.                     "

                   LUMSDEN.            WN RI

PRIVT    GRANT                      "

       "         HUGHES.                 WN RI

      "         DOWNES.                   P RI

 "        DARLINGTON.           "

      "       DEEKS.                       T VOL.

 

CONSTABLES

 

  DAVIS.     A.C.

ELKIN.        "

FARREN.    "

GILLIGAN. "

  HART.          "

 O'CONNER. "

 

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Rear

 

AUGST 1ST 1866

 

PRIVSPAIN.                  T.M.S.

 

SEPTER 23RD 1866

TROOPER HAGGERTY.        W.Y.C.

 

OCTER 1866

SERGT  DUFF.                   W.Y.C.

GREEN.                          WNUI RA

 

VOL WRIGHT.

   TROOPER HANDLEY.         W.Y.C.

PRIVT  ECONOMEDES.       WR.

 

DECER 1866

TROOPER HIGINSON.         W.Y.C.

 

JULY 1868

PRIVT SHEAN.                  WN RR

 "       MCCARTHY.                    

 

AUGST 21ST 1868

PRIVT  WALLACE.              WN RR

 "      KERR.                      "

 "       GEARY.                  "

CONST  MCKOY. AC.   CONST MCKAY AC.

CONST  DWYER. A.C.

 

 

PRIVT MCFARLAND.  PRIVT MITCHELL

 

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Left Side

 

JUNE 9TH 1868

SERGEANT CAHILL.

PRIVATE   CLARKE.

        "               SQUIRES.

 

JUNE 12TH 1868

 TROOPER SMITH.           A.C.

 

JULY 12TH 1868

CAPTAIN ROSS.                  A.C.

SERGEANT MCFADDEN.     " 

CORPORAL BLAKE.               "

CONSTABLE BEAMISH.       "

               "             GAYNOR.      "

                "            HOLDEN.       "

                "             ROSS.              "

 

CONSTABLES

SWORDS.                        A.C.

SHIELDS.                           "

R LENNON. STOREKEEPER

 

SEPTER  1868

PRIVMCGINESKY.         WN RR

 

JONES & SONS                                      HAWERA

 

On the site of the Normanby Redoubt now the Normanby Domain

 

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