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Henry Edgecombe

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  • Also known as
    Edgecumbe AWMM
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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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    Henry AWMM
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    Edgecombe AWMM
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  • Also known as
    Edgecumbe AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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    18 March 1840 AWMM Tamarton FolloitteDevon AWMM
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    William and Mary Edgecombe, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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    6 November 1860 AWMM
    Mahoetahi (6 November 1860) AWMM
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    New Zealand Wars Private AWMM

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    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

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  • Record created from information provided on Cenotaph data entry form. AWMM


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  • Death
    Nov 1860 AWMM
    MahoetahiTaranaki AWMM
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Wellington Independent AWMM
      A solider's letter. Wellington Independent, Volume XV, Issue 1470, 9 November 1860, Page 3 AWMM
    • Colonist AWMM
      Latest News: Battle of Mahoetahi, Colonist , 10 November 1860, Page 1 AWMM
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