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Records of Manchester Regiment (63rd & 96th Regiments) (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2080], 1828-1953
Bib ID 774459
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Great Britain. Army. Manchester Regiment
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

1. Record of services of 63rd Regiment, 1828-1834. 2. Record of services of 96th Regiment, 1839-1849. 3. Lists relating to New Zealand medals awarded. 4. Nominal roll of officers, NCOs and men entitled to medal for New Zealand War 1845-47. 5. Government notice re service of Major J.W. Fairthlough. 6. Address from inhabitants of Hobart on departure of 96th Regiment to Launceston, 1848. 7. Correspondence, 1832-1953. Includes letters re attack by Maoris on Kororareka, Bay of Islands ; appointment of Fairtlough as Commandant at Launceston ; and the storming of Ruapekapeka Pa by 96th Regiment.

Biography/History

Formed in 1881 from the 63rd and 96th Regiments and two battalions of the 6th Royal Lancashire Militia. The 63rd Regiment was based in Australia, mainly Van Diemen's Land in 1829-33. The 96th Regiment was based in Australia in 1841-48 and seved in the Maori War of 1845-46.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2080.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1126178180

Microfilm copy of originals held by Tameside Local Studies Library, Stalybridge.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (3 p.) 
Subjects Fairtlough, J. W.  |  Great Britain. Army. Manchester Regiment -- Archives.  |  Great Britain. Army. Regiment, 63rd -- Archives.  |  Great Britain. Army. Regiment, 96th -- Archives.  |  New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847.  |  New Zealand -- History, Military.
Time Coverage 1828-1953 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales  |  Great Britain. Army. Regiment, 63rd  |  Great Britain. Army. Regiment, 96th

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Collect from: Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
Call Number: Mfm M 2080
Status: Available
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Mfm M 2080 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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