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Daniel Munro



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

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 October 1804 Public source PaisleyStrathclyde Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    New Zealand Wars Stanley Street, Mechanics Bay, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Married/New Zealand Wars AWMM
    with four children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 11 January 1846 Ruapekapeka (11 January 1846) AWMM
    • 30 June 1845 Ohaeawai (30 June 1845) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Militia AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    New Zealand Wars Jan 1846 Public source Labourer/Civilian Public source
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Worked as cotton handloom weaver in Paisley, Scotland but had apparently married his wife Elizabeth nee Connell in Cork, Ireland, c1829-30. In 1841, he was living at 6 Neilson St, Abbey, Paisley.

    Arrived as immigrant on Duchess of Argyll in 1842. He was awarded scrip for his service in the militia and appears to have used it to purchase 40 acres of land in Hunua, which he sold in 1864. It is unclear whether he ever lived in Hunua. He may have remained in Auckland from his arrival in 1842 until his death in 1877.(Source:Public Source) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    14 September 1877 Public source
    Age 72 AWMM
    Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Symonds Street Cemetery, 105 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Auckland Star, 15 September 1877, p.2 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Documents
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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