The Royal New Zealand Fencibles 1847 1852

Author: Ruth Alexander
Homepage 9780473047160

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  • : $40.50(NZD)
  • : 9780473047160
  • : The New Zealand Fencible Society
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  • : October 1997
  • : 297mm X 210mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : 30.0
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  • : Ruth Alexander
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Barcode 9780473047160
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Description

This book has been written to record and preserve the history of the "Royal New Zealand Fencible Corps". It records the conditions of service for these pensioned soldiers who enlisted from England and Ireland and came to New Zealand at Govenor Grey's request, during the years 1847-1852. It records their arrival in New Zealand in ten ships, and the affect their lives had on the four villages of Onehunga, Howick, Panmure and Otahuhu.