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Captain William Grant : 30-August-2014
Captain William Grant : 30-August-2014
Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

Memorial plaque commemorates Captain William Grant who fell in the Maori Wars.

The period from 1845 to 1872 saw Pakeha and Māori involved in conflict in various parts of New Zealand, including the Bay of Islands, the Waikato, Poverty Bay and Taranaki. These conflicts, some isolated and others related, are known collectively as the New Zealand Wars.

Location

Address:195 Church Street, St John`s Cathedral, Parramatta, 2150
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.815936
Long: 151.002864
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:01-July-1845
Actual Event End Date:01-July-1845
Monument Designer:Patter (Sydney NSW)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription

                SACRED
      TO THE MEMORY OF
     CAPTAIN WILLIAM GRANT
                      OF
HER MAJESTY`S 58TH REGIMENT
                WHO FELL
    ON THE 1ST JULY 1845
          AGED 33 YEARS
WHILE GALLANTLY LEADING A PARTY OF HIS CORPS
TO THE ASSAULT UPON THE PAH AT OHAEAWAI
              NEW ZEALAND.
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS
AS A SLIGHT TOKEN OF ESTEEM
AND TO COMMEMORATE THE LOSS OF A GOOD SOLDIER
          AND A WARM FRIEND.

Source: NRWM, MA
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