|Title:||W B Maxwell born UK 1836 died NZ|
|Posted by:||W B Maxwell born UK 1836 died NZ|
|Date:||12 December 2005|
MAXWELL, Mr W B, war veteran, died at Te Aroha on Tuesday. Born England 23|
June 1836, joined the Royal Navy, served in the Cream War on HMS Majestic;
in the China war on Shannon and in the Indian mutiny in Peel's Naval
Brigade. Came to NZ & served with Capt STAPP & Major ATKINSON at Patea &
other places. Although nearly 80 he volunteered for active service at the
outbreak of war and was advised he would be called upon when necessity
demanded. Awarded 3 medals for the Crimean; 1 Indian mutiny; 2 Maori War; 3
Humane Socy. .
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