Rangiriri NZ Wars cemetery in 1864

The Māori church at Rangiriri, photographed in 1864 by Daniel Manders Beere. The cemetery is in the foreground. Compare this with the Rangiriri cemetery today.

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These detailed shots show (left to right):

  • the original marker for the grave of Edward Lauchlan, a private in the 40th Regiment and General Cameron’s orderly, who was killed in action at Rangiriri (see this grave today);
  • the original navy memorial;
  • the original marker for the grave of John McAnally (or McNalley), a private in the 40th Regiment, who was killed in action at Rangiriri.

See also: zoomable 1864 image showing the location of the cemetery in relation to the redoubt (Timeframes).

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