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Patrick O'Reilly Ward

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    New Zealand Wars 63 AWMM
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    Army AWMM
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  • War

Identity

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  • Forenames
    Patrick O'Reilly AWMM
  • Surname
    Ward AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    New Zealand Wars 63 AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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    1814 AWMM DublinIreland (Eire) AWMM
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Service

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    New Zealand Wars 63 AWMM
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    New Zealand Wars 20 January 1864 AWMM Private AWMM
    BallaratVictoria AWMM
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Biographical information

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  • Previously served in Corps of Police under Governor Hobson at Korerareka in 1840. Public source.

    Served in the No. 10 and No. 6 Companies of the Melbourne Contingent, Taranaki Military Settlers. Served at the Mataitawa Stockade near Waitara in 1864/1865. Public source and Richard Stowers, 'New Zealand Medals to Colonials', p.118.

    Also served in the East Coast Field Force: Patea; Pipiriki (July 1865); Opotiki (1865); Wairoa (1866). Arrived in New Zealand aboard 'Gresham'. Gazette 1871, p.2396. Richard Stowers, 'New Zealand Medals to Colonials', p.118.

    Certificate for Land (61/5189) issued: Town L, Lot 8 sec.113 Wairoa; Farm L, Lot 3 sec. 37 Okotaka; Crown Grant: 80 acres. AWMM
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Sources

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    • Stowers, R. (2010). The New Zealand Medal to colonials : detailed medal rolls of officers and men in colonial units who received the New Zealand Medal for service in the New Zealand Wars 1845-1872. Hamilton, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p.118 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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