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A plaque commemorates John Shaw Phelps, a Captain in the 14th Regiment of Foot, who died at the Queen`s Redoubt in 1863 during the Maori Wars in New Zealand.
|Address:||173 King Street, St. James Anglican Church, South Wall, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.869486|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||20-November-1863|
|Actual Event End Date:||20-November-1863|
To The Memory Of
JOHN SHAW PHELPS
Captain In H.M. 14th Regiment Of Foot,
Only Son Of
J C Phelps Esqre of Gostwyck, Paterson River.
Born In Sydney 21st May 1829 And Died 25th Novr 1863
At The Queen's Redoubt, New Zealand, From Wounds
Received While Gallantly Leading His Company Against
The Rebel Maories At Rangariri On The 20th Novr.
This Lamented Officer Served With Much Distinction In
The Crimea And In Various Engagements In New Zealand.
Those Who Knew Him To Be A Good Son, A Loving Brother
And A Sincere Friend,
Desiring To Record Their Sorrow For His loss
Have Erected This Tablet.