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- Son of John Lake, mother unknown. Husband of Kate McDonald.
He came to New Zealand to fight in the New Zealand Wars, previously serving with an Imperial unit in the Crimea
Lived on a farm in Tauranga, later moved to Te Puke. AWMM
- Son of John Lake and Mary Sparks.
Married Marcella McDaniel (Or McDonnel) in January 1867, was serving in the army, living in Te Papa, Tauranga (Where had a farm). Moved to Thames where worked as a miner. Had two children who died as infants. Lost wife in November 1869 from effects of childbirth. All buried in Symonds Street Cemetery in Auckland. Later moved to Te Puke. Public - Sam - Other relative - 15 May 2018 - Family Papers
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Te Puke (old) Cemetery, corner Landscape Road & State Highway 33, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Row 3 AWMM
Obituary: Bay of Plenty Times, Volume XLVI, Issue 6938, 16 November 1917, Page 2 AWMM
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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
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