Source Information

Ancestry.com. The Defenders of New Zealand [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data:

The Defenders of New Zealand, 1860–1870, Anne Bromell Collection. microfiche, 5 fiche. BAB microfilming. Auckland, New Zealand.

Gudgeon,Thomas Wayth.The Defenders of New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand: H Brett,1887.

About The Defenders of New Zealand

This book contains short biographies of certain colonists who distinguished themselves during the New Zealand War of 1860–1870. It also contains tales of the Maori, a list of volunteers and militia who received the New Zealand Medal, and a list of officers and men of the colonial force who were killed in action during the war. The list of medal recipients has been indexed and is searchable in the New Zealand Army Medal Rolls, 1860-1919 collection.

Information in this index:

  • Names of colonists
  • Maori tales
  • Volunteers who received the New Zealand Medal
  • Militia who received the New Zealand Medal
  • List of officers killed in action
  • List of men killed in action

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