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Samuel Austin

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  • Nama hōia
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Army AWMM
  • Te tūnga whakamutunga
    Pre WW1 Sergeant AWMM
  • Pakanga
    • New Zealand Wars AWMM
    • Also served Chatham Islands; Escort aboard convict ships to NSW Australia; Norfolk Island. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
Samuel Austin (1828-1903) - NZ Cross - New Zealand Wars. 

Photo use by kind permission Puke Ariki Museum - New Plymouth NZ  : Photo collection ref : PHO2008-1776.

Sergeant Samuel Austin - NZ Cross - New Zealand Wars

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Tuakiri

  • Taitara
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Samuel AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Austin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
    Tandragee, County Armagh. Northern Ireland. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
    Tandragee, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
    Farmer at Wanganui District, North Island, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
    Father Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Samuel's father was also a career soldier.
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna
    Single Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Age at enlistment : 16 years

Ope taua

Ngā pakanga me ngā whawhai

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  • Pakanga
    • New Zealand Wars AWMM
    • Also served Chatham Islands; Escort aboard convict ships to NSW Australia; Norfolk Island. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Kauhanga riri
    • Siege of Putahi Pa AWMM
    • Capture of Keteonata AWMM
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Army AWMM
  • Nama hōia
  • Urunga ki te ope taua
    • Native Contingent AWMM
    • Served Wanganui Native Contingent - led by Te Keepa Te Rangihiwinui Taitoko (Major Kemp 1823-1898). Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Whakapikinga / Tukunga / Whakawhitinga

Ngā tohu taumata rau ope taua

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  • Mētara me ngā Tohu
    • New Zealand Cross (NZC) AWMM
      NZC awarded on 7 January 1866 for "gallant and distiguished conduct ...when at the capture of the Putahi Pa." (Gudgeon, p. 76) AWMM
    • New Zealand Medal AWMM
    • Medal Held by: NZ Army Museum, Waiouru, NZ.

      NZ Gazette Announcement Date : No 27 of 11 May 1876.

      Date of Acts for which medal awarded: 7 January 1866 & 17 October 1866.

      Place(s) where Acts for which medal awarded occurred: Putahi Pa (7-01-1866) & Keteonetea (17-10-1866).

      Medal presented to Sgt Austin at Wanganui 16 March 1877 by Lady Mayoress of Wanganui.

      Medal Citation: "For gallant and distinguished conduct on 7 January 1866 when at the capture of Putahi Pa Lieut.Colonel McDonnell was severely wounded and Sgt Austin carried him off the field under a raking fire. Also for other gallant services rendered during the campaign on the West Coast" (Taranaki & Wanganui Districts). Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 11 December 2015 - Wanganui Chronicle 16 March 1877 : Papers Past National Library of New Zealand.

Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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  • Whakangungu ope taua
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Te urunga
  • Mahi i mua i te ekenga waka
  • Pakeke i te whakaurunga

Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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  • Taipitopito ekenga waka
    • New Zealand Wars Sergeant AWMM 65th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot AWMM
    • New Zealand Wars Wanganui Volunteer Contingent AWMM
      2nd Embarkation AWMM
    • Trained 65th (2nd Yorkshire Riding) Regiment of Foot principal Irish Deport at Mullingar and from there embarked for Chathams. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
    • Correction should read : Principal Irish Depot at Mullingar. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers

Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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  • Te tūnga whakamutunga
    Pre WW1 1870 AWMM Sergeant AWMM

Kōrero taurongo

Kōrero taurongo

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    • Married (1) Lavinia Newport (1826-1870). Lavinia was born Buckinghamshire UK and emigrated with her parents - Stephen and Leah Newport - aboard the Sir Charles Forbes to Nelson, NZ in 1842. Samuel and Lavinia would have 6 children. Lavinia died 1870 and is buried at Wanganui.

      Married (2) Alice Arnold (born UK 1855; died Wanganui 1913). Samuel and Alice would have 4 children.

      For further reading on the life of Samuel Austin NZ Cross refer to publication : "For Gallant Service Rendered : The Life & Times of Samuel Austin - NZ Cross" (2012) : Author : Barbara Mabbett. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family papers
    • Lavinia Austin nee Newport is buried at Heads Road Cemetery, Wanganui : Row 42. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Wanganui District Council.
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Matenga

  • Matenga
    25 Kohitātea 1903 NZ Militia, Volunteers and Armed Constabulary of New Zealand 1893-1871
  • Rā i mate ai
    25 January 1903 Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family Papers
  • Pakeke i te matenga
    75 years. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family Papers
  • Wāhi Mate
    Wanganui District, North Island, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family Papers
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
  • Ingoa o te urupā
    Heads Road Cemetery, Wanganui. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 14 December 2015 - Wanganui Council.
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
    Refer Wanganui Council Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 14 December 2015 - Wanganui Council.
  • Pānui Matenga
    • Obituary "Death of Mr S. Austin" - Wanganui Chronicle 26 January 1903 : Papers Past National Library New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 10 December 2015 - Family Papers
    • Death Notice : Wanganui Herald 26 January 1903 : Papers Past - National Library of New Zealand.

      In Memoriam Notice: Wanganui Herald 25 January 1903 (Inserted by his wife Alice Austin) : Papers Past - National Library of New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 13 February 2016 - Papers Past (Wanganui Herald) : National Library of NZ.
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  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga

Maumaharatanga

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Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • Gudgeon, E.W. (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
    • Moorhead, M. (2005). The Queen's Heroes: Victoria and New Zealand Crosses. New Plymouth, N.Z.: Zenith. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army. (1990-2008). Wellington, N.Z.: Army General Staff. AWMM
      Sergeant Samuel Austin of the Wanganui Volunteer Contingent. (2003, 22 April). Army News. AWMM
    • New Zealand Militia, Volunteers and Armed Constabulary 1863 to 1871 - Auckland Libraries AWMM

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