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Served during New Zealand Wars, Sub-Inspector, Armed Constabulary; commanded Wanganui, Taranaki and Wellington districts. Commanded 5th Contingent on S.S. Waimate. Returned to New Zealand 13 December 1900. Awarded the CB in 1900.
1901: Officer Commanding Wellington Military District
January 1902: Brevet Colonel
1903: Retired (after 40 years service)
October - December 1913: commanded Mounted Special Constables, Wellington during Maritime strike.
Boer War display in The Auckland Museum. Display name: NZ troops on the Veldt. Display item: Souvenir Mug with the names of the commanding officers of the first five contingents.
1915, December to 1 June 1918: Commandant of King George V Hospital, Rotorua
Awarded the New Zealand War Medal in 1871
Father: Thomas Newall, tailor
Mother: Anne Dalziel
Married: Georgina Roberts on 12 March 1872 (died 22 June 1908)
Children: 1 son and 4 daughters AWMM
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Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Area 8, Block B, Row 5, Plot 16 AWMM
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- Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
- The Dictionary of New Zealand biography. 1870-1900 (Vol. 2). (1993). Wellington, N.Z.: Bridget Williams Books : Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Vol. 2, pp. 352-353 AWMM
- The cyclopedia of New Zealand : industrial, descriptive, historical, biographical, facts, figures, illustrations. (1897-1907). Christchurch, N.Z.: Cyclopedia Company. (Vols. 1-6). AWMM
Cyclopaedia of New Zealand, Volume 1, pages 325-326 AWMM
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