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Henry Passmore

In memory of the Taranaki Militia and Volunteers who fought and fell in the Native Wars in the Years from 1860 to 1866. Erected on the grounds of the New Plymouth Cathedral. Lists both volunteers and militia. Image provided by Alex Passmore. Image maybe subject to copyright.

In memory of the Taranaki Militia and Volunteers who fought and fell in the Native Wars in the Years …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Passmore AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Circa 1829 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    24 August 1859 AWMM Married/New Zealand Wars AWMM
    Married Sarah Shaw AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Militia AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    New Zealand Wars Private AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    27 March 1860 AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Passmore arrived in New Plymouth on the ss "Essex" in 1843. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1860 AWMM
    OmataTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    The Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary, 37 Vivian Street, New Plymouth 4310 AWMM

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Return of Pensions and Allowances Paid by the Colonial Government. Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1868 Session I, D-19. Reference to the pension received by his wife. AWMM
    • Taranaki Herald AWMM
      New Plymouth, March 31, 1860. The Battle of Waireka. Taranaki Herald, Volume VIII, Issue 400, 31 March 1860, Page 2 AWMM


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08 May 2015AlexAustraliaResearcher

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