Topic: Whanganui - NZ Wars Memorial

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Queen's Park, Whanganui

  

Whanganui Tora.

This memorial and the alcove behind records the military casualties of the New Zealand Wars in the Whanganui and south Taranaki areas between 1847 and 1869.  

The monument was designed by George Sherriff who also carved the lion and the construction was completed by W McGill.

It was unveiled by Lieut-Colonel Stuart Newall on 19 December 1893  (See Document below)

 

 

In Grateful Memory

of

The gallant officers and men of Her

Majesty's Imperial Army and Navy

and Colonial Forces who died in the

service of their country during the

long wars with the natives of these islands

and who lie buried in or near this town.

 

This Monument

was erected by the inhabitants of

Wanganui     MDCCCXCII

Near this spot stood the Rutland Blockhouse

Erected 1841               Removed 1883

 

 

 

Panel 1

 

1847                                                                             1851                     

                           Priv       Jn McMoran   58th Regt                                 Priv  Mtw Lofthouse  65 Regt

                               "        Wm Webster           "                                                               1852

                               "        Denis Neville         "                                               "            Jn  Ward          "

                               "        Wm Weller              "                                                             1854

                               "        Jn Mooney              "                                             "        Wm Clayton          "

                               "        Dl Treatdowner     "                                             "         Jn Snook              "

                               "        Jo Spratt                65th                                          "         Dnl Curtis             "

                              "       Wm Connolly           R. A.                                                       1855

                              "       Jn  Clatworthy )  Seamen                                     "    Thos Mansfield         "

                              "       Sl  Sculthorpe  )HMS Calliope                           "        Jn Wood                RE

                                            1848                                                                                1857

                        Sergt  Geo Booth            65th Regt                               Capt   D Bazelgette      65th

                      Priv    Thos Bartholomew      "                                                         1858

                         "        Geo McAllister              "                                     Lieut Fredk Wemyss        "

                                          1849                                                                                   1861

                           "       Hry John                       "                                     Ensign Wm Alexander      "

                           "    Jn   Glynn                        "                                     Serg Fredk Smith                "

                          "    Ptk Moore                        "                                       Privt Wm Bowlder             "

                          "    Thos Williams                 "                                            "      Ptk Cooney               "

                          "    Jno W Star                       "                                                         1862

                                     1850                                                                           "      Ptk  Muskell              "

                         "    Wm Lordon                      "                                            "    Ml   Connor                "

 

 

 

 

Whanganui Tora, Panel 1 & 2.  

 

                                                                                               Panel 2

 

                                                        1863                                                                1865

                         Drumr Rbt Robertson          57th Regt                Priv      J Gould            50th Regt

                         Priv     Jn Anderson                      "                           "         C E Poole                   "

                                                       1864                                                   "          S Hargreaves          "

                         Sergt    Thos Traynor                     "                           "          Wm Erwin                "

                         Priv             Keefe                            "                          "          Wm Vine                    "

                             "       Ml Mulcahy                        "                           "           Wm Land                 "

                            "        Mthw Fleming                    "                           "           Ml Murphy             "

                            "        Ptk Sheehan                       "                           "           Jn Renny                 "

                                                      1865                                                   "            Hny Paris                "

                            Lieut       --      Maloy                   R.E.                     "          Rt Ridyard              "

                               "          Wm Masterton                                                (The last 17 killed at

                               "             Oct R Lawson        18th Regt                            Nukumaru

                               "            J O Johnstone       40th                                  and buried there.)

                           Ensn      Geo C Jenkins           18th                         "      Jo Hassard               "

                          Interp   Cs Broughton           Staff                        "      Jn Longlin         18th Regt

                          L Cor   P Conlin                       18th                           "      E Christopher          "

                          Priv      P Connolly                     "                               "      Thos Dobell               "

                           "          S Heathwood                 "                               "      Hgh Kilroy                 "

                           "        J Brian                               "                                "      Ptk Shea                     "

                           "        F Travers                           "                                 "      Thos  Crossan          "

                           "        G Sparks                            "                                  "      Chas Robinson   68th Regt

                           "        Jnthn Fisher                      50th                         Cor    Ml  Fee                57th      "

 

                                                                                         Panel 3

 

                                                          1865                                                                1866

                               Priv    Sl Peake              57th Regt                         Priv      Rt Malcolm       Col Frs

                               "         Thos Bradley      40th                                      "        M Hegerty                "

                               "       Thos Moon            14th                                        "        C Henley                  "

                               "        Ed Delaney            "                                           "         H Econemdes        "

                              "         Jmr Toomey        68th                                       "         C Green                    "

                              "         Ed Condon             "                                                                 1867

                              "         Jas O'Brian           Col Forces                        "        Jn Corrigan     18th Regt

                             "         Jn Hobson                   "                                      "        Ptk Sheridan         "

                           Ensn  Rt Whitfield               "                                       "         Thos Prenderville

                                             1866                                                                                              1868

                          Lt Col Jsn Hassard          57th Regt                                "          Rt Brown                "

                         Priv    Jfy Costelloe            "                                                    The Following Killed

                           "       Js  Harrity              18th                                                           at Moturoa

                            "    Jn Bryan                   68th                                      Mjr      Wm M. Hunter    Col Frs

                           "    Sl Wellesley             28th[?]                                   Sergt    E. Kirwin                     "

                           "    Jn Brennan               14th                                         Cpl       C. N. Stockfish         "

                          "    Jas Saddler               5th Fus                                      Priv      S Rogers                  "

                          "    Jn Laycock                 RA                                               "        S. Brown                   "

                          "    Jo Barnet                        "                                                "        J. Path                      "

                          "     S. Adams                       "                                                "        W. Lees                    "

                          "     Wm Stone                     "                                                 "        G. Satler                  "

                         Sergt    F. De C Duff      Col Forces                                  "      Js Kelley      Died 1870

     

 Whanganui Tora, Panel 3 & 4.

                                                                                             Panel 4

 

                                               1868                                                                                               1869

                                Moturoa continued                                                                            At Kai Iwi

                         Priv      C. Eastwood  Col Frs                                           Priv    T. McKenzie   Col Frs

                          "           P. Norman           "                                                     "        T. Cummings       "

                           "        -  Nocus                                                                                                At Karaka

                           "         W. Nicholls                                                                           Sergt    C. Menzies

                            "          D. Urquhart                                                                        Cpl       G. Horspool

                           "           H. Thompson                                                                     Priv     C. Boyle           

                            "          J. Devon                                                                                    "         J. Banks

                            "          W. Keneally                                                                             "         A. Barris

                             "           S. Brewer                                                                                "        M. Clowen

                                  At Te Ngutu o Te Manu                                                                   "           J. Howe

                         Lieut     H. B. Hunter           "

                          Priv      RD Wallace               "

                                   Place Unknown

                          "          T. Squirs                        "                                            The Nukumaru remains

                          "           T. Cole                            "                                            were removed to this

                          At Nukumaru                                                                            spot 19th March 1892

                  Sergt     G .Maxwell                       "

                              At Wairoa

                  Cpl       T. Collins                            "

                               At Okotuku

                  Priv      M. Glennon                      "

 

Whanganui Tora, Panel 5.  

Panel 5

To the Memory

Of His Majesty's Veterans

Died since 1908

 

                                                                 Year        Age                         Regt            Medals

 

                         Priv R Bright               1909        78 yrs                    57th                       Crim     NZ

                            "    J Donovan           1910         78   "                        "                             "           "

                        Cor  H J Reid                1911          75   "                     65th                             NZ

                       Priv A O'Connor                "            85   "                       "                                  "

                       Far Sergt W J Park           "            79   "                    6th Dra Cds         Crim  Ind Mut

                      Con S Clancy                  1912           69   "                    A C F                          NZ

                     Q M Sergt J Chadwick   1913          88   "                   Wan Cavy                   "

                     Priv C H Swan                   "                80   "                   N Z Mil                        "

                     Priv J O'Neil                      "                 75   "                    18th Regt                     "

                    Sergt W Handley                "                77   "                   Wan Mil                      "

                    Scout T Adamson              "                 68   "                   Wan Rangrs    NZC & Medal

                    Troopr S Wall                 1914               67   "                    Wan Cavy                NZ

                    Priv J Wright                      "                  82   "                    57th Regt      Crim  Turkh   NZ

                   Priv W McNiven               1916             82   "                    57th Regt          "        "         "

                   Ensign E McKenna         1908              79   "                    NZ Mil           NZC and Medal

                   Major Kemp (Kepa)       1898              74   "                   Native Cont       "              "

                    Sergt S Austin                  1903               76   "                         "                      "              "

 

           Whanganui Tora 6.

Plaques in alcove behind the memorial

Panel 6 - Centre

SACRED

TO THE MEMORY OF

JONATHAN FISHER

SMITH HARGRAVES

JOSEPH GOULD

WILLIAM ERWIN

GEORGE F. POOLE

WILLIAM VINE

WILLIAM LAND

MICHAEL MURPHY

JOHN RENNY

HENRY PARIS

ROBERT RIDYARD



OF THE 50TH (QUEEN'S OWN) REGIMENT

WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION AT

NUKUMARU

ON 25TH JANUARY 1865

____

THIS STONE IS ERECTED BY THE

NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

AND PRIVATES OF THE

50TH (QUEEN'S OWN) REGIMENT

 

Panel 6a - Left

                                                      C.H. PARKER             18TH R                                              R.R.ADAMS               3RD N.R.

                                                      J.J. HUNTER                 "    "                                                  C. TUFFIN                  WEL R  

                                                     H. CRAWLEY                "    "                                                  T. WIXCEY                 H.B.M     

                                                     W. FORSYTH                 "     "                                                  W. BISHOP                C.T.

                                                     J.K. REVELL                    T.V.                                                  S. CURTIS                  T.M.S.

                                                     C. GREENWAY                  "                                                     C. BILLINGHURST  65TH R.   

                                                    J.W. HOSKIN                   "                                                       G. CARSON                A.M.

                                                    G.W. GREY                        "                                                       HORI KEREI              N.C.

                                                    E. WRIGHT                       "                                                       LLOYD-JONES

                                                    J. JONES                        K.I.C.

                                                    J. HANDLEY                     "

                                                    S. WRIGHT                       "

 

Panel 6b - Right 

                                               T. HICKMAN               A.C.                                          G.S.DAVIS               W.Y.C.

                                              J. COLLARD                    "                                             E.N. LIFFITON          "    "

                                              G. THOMAS                     "                                            A. STRACHAN            "    "

                                              J.W.GRIFFITHS             "                                             W. GIBSON                "     "

                                             J.E. DRUMMOND         "                                                B. SHERRIFF            "     "

                                             J. STEVENSON            W.M.                                        T.D. CUMMINS        "     "

                                             J. ANDERSON                 "                                               D. LIND                       "    "

                                             J.M. MAY                          "                                              C. ARMSTRONG        "    "

                                             C. MCCULLOCH?           "                                               A. KINCADE            18TH R

                                            J. DEMPSEY                    "                                                J. FARRELL                "      "

                                            J.E. WILSON                    "                                               R. MCGONAGLE        "      "       

                                            J.W. RUSSELL           W.Y.C.                                          T. CAREY                    "       "

 

 

                        

           

 

 

 

 

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