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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.
|Address:||195 Church Street, St John`s Cathedral, Parramatta, 2150|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.815936|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||01-July-1845|
|Actual Event End Date:||01-July-1845|
|Monument Designer:||Patter (Sydney NSW)|
TO THE MEMORY OF
CAPTAIN WILLIAM GRANT
HER MAJESTY`S 58TH REGIMENT
ON THE 1ST JULY 1845
AGED 33 YEARS
WHILE GALLANTLY LEADING A PARTY OF HIS CORPS
TO THE ASSAULT UPON THE PAH AT OHAEAWAI
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.