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Samuel Ford

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.
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Identity

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

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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