Memorial: M5616

Location

Cemetery, Rangariri, North Island, New Zealand

Transcript

'H.M.S. CURACOA/MR T.A. WATKINS/MIDSHIPMAN/JAMES WOODS/QUARTERMASTER/WILLIAM TIDY/ABLE SEAMAN/RICHARD STEPHENSON/BOY 1ST CLASSS/H.M.S. HARRIER/FREDERICK OSBORNE/2ND CAPTAIN OF THE FORETOP/DAVID DOWNER/PRIVATE R.M.L.I.'

Details

Description: Inscription within a rope twist border, profile of a warship above.
Type: Gravestone
Vessel: HMS Curacoa, HMS Harrier

Event

19th century conflicts in the Pacific

People

Downer, David
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Private RMLI
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Osborne, Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Captain of the Foretop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Stephenson, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Boy 1st class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Tidy, William
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Watkins, Thomas A.
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Woods, James
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Members of a naval brigade killed in an attack on a fortified Maori position near the town on 20 November 1863.
Bibliography: 'The Review' Summer 2006 vol 19.1. p.1.

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