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Theodore Minet Haultain

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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Theodore Minet AWMM
  • Surname
    Haultain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    May 1817 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Royal Miltary College, Sandhurst AWMM
  • Enlistment
    Pre WW1 1834 AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Haultain, Royal Artillery, and Elizabeth Deane.

    Married Jane Alison Bell on 7 November 1844, in Agra, India. They had four sons and four daughters.

    During his term as Minister of Colonial Defense (1865-1869), he established the Armed Constabulary Force.

    In 1871 he was made trust commisioner under the Native Lands Frauds Prevention Act and paymaster for imperial pensions.

    Served on the committee that established the constitution of the Church of England in New Zealand (draughted 13 June 1857).

    Served on both the Auckland University council and the board of governors for Auckland Grammar School.

    In his later years, he was also the president of the Auckland Total Abstinance Society. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    18 October 1902 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    ParnellAuckland City AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Gudgeon, T. (1887). The defenders of New Zealand : being a short biography of colonists who distinguished themselves in upholding Her Majesty's supremacy in these islands. Auckland, N.Z.: H. Brett. AWMM
      pp. 64-66 AWMM
    • Cowan, J. (1922). The New Zealand wars : a history of the Maori campaigns and the pioneering period. Vol. 1 1845-1865. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Print. AWMM
      Cowan, J. New Zealand Wars. Volumes 1 and 2. AWMM
    • Oliver, W.H. (Ed.) (1990). The Dictionary of New Zealand biography. 1769-1869 (Vol. 1). Wellington, N.Z.: Allen & Unwin/Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      Vol. 1, pp. 319-320. AWMM
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