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Private John Thomas Duffy (........)

Settled in New Zealand
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  • Born : 17 December 1845
  • Where Born : Dublin, Ireland
  • Occupation : Soldier
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  • Date Arrived  N.Z: August 5, 1863
  • Ship Arrived on : Norwood
  • Where Arrived : Auckland on
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 1863  2nd battalion, the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot
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  • Regimental # :  1409
  • Transferred: 31 July 1868  from 2/18th Regiment transferred tp the 2/14th, Regimental
  • Date of Discharge :30 September 1870,
    Where Discharged : Melbourne .
  • Died : 15 March 1899
    Where Died / Buried : Masterton 
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  • Date Married : 1872
  • Where Married : Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand
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    Aus : Australia


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    John Duffy was engaged in the following actions; for which he was awarded The New Zealand War Medal: Kerikeri in1863; Orakau Pa in the Waikato in 1864; Nukumaru Pa in Taranaki in 1864; Ketemarae in Taranaki in 1867.

    John Thomas Duffy settled in the Wairarapa, New Zealand from 1871. From the Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand Cavalry records on 30 March 1868 a person named Duffy (sometimes called J Duffy) was enrolled in the  Greytown Cavalry at the rank of private. In the National Archives of NZ there is confirmation of Greytown Cavalry payments to a Duffy through to financial year end 31/3/1874.

     

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    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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