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Royal New Zealand Fencibles 1843 - 1852

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The Regiment
Known as (nickname)...................................................
Facings............................................................................
Braided Lace..................................................................
Service in Australia ....................................................... 1
Commanding Officer......................................................
 
 
 
Surnames of the New Zealand Fencibles  who stayed
Weapons used by the 99th Regiment
Representation of the 99th Regiment Uniform
Ships the Fencibles sailed on

 

The Royal New Zealand Fencibles were enrolled in England in 1846, consisting of  discharged British soldiers and sailors,  who were of good character,  under 48 years of age the n 41 years of age.This regiment was secilaly formed to guard convicts Government buildings and personnel. The intention was to maintain  peace. This unit was disbanded in 1852 with many of its soldiers choosing to remain in New Zealand.    Ann,  Berhampore, Berwick Castle,  Clifton,  Inchinnan,  Minerva,  Oriental Queen, Ramillies,  Sir George Seymour and Sir Robert Sale.   These 10 ships bought immigrants who settled in the Auckland suburbs of Otahuhu, Onehunga,  Howick and Panmure.
 
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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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    Last revised: September 12, 2009.