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New Zealand , rev 1863 to 1866 – 50th, Queens Own Regiment.

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New Zealand , rev 1863 to 1866 – 50th, Queens Own Regiment.

New Zealand, rev 1863 to 1866, 290 George Weston, 50th QN’s Own Rgt.

George Weston was born Nr Leicester, in 1836 and enlisted on the 14th January 1858 and served to November 1879.

The 50th were stationed at Ceylon, and were summoned to service in New Zealand , along with detachments from the 18th, 43rd, and 68th regiments. Totaling 3000. During their service, they fought at Hairini during the Waikato wars, and at Nukumaru and in General Chute’s campaign in Whanganui and South Taranaki.

Condition – would have been EF except for some small edge nocks, therefore NEF