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New Zealand, reverse “1863-66” to C/4 Royal Artillery

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New Zealand, reverse “1863-66”

to – 275 Gunnr George Attridge C Batty 4th Brgde. R.A.

Roll shows present under Lieut. Grubb in the action at Maketu on and around 28th April 1864 (east of Tauranga) where a powerful fortified position came under heavy attack by the “East Coast Kingites” and other Maori groups. Supported by fire from HMS Falcon and two colonial gunboats, the defenders withstood the attacks and drove off their assailants.

Scarce only 58 medals with this reverse to this unit.

VF with light contacting.