Tag Archives: New Zealand Land Wars

William Odgers VC

Leading Seaman William Odgers  (14/02/1834 – 20/12/1873) , of HMS Niger,  was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First Taranaki War in New Zealand. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 3 August 1860, Issue: 22409,  Page: 2861, reads: “William … Continue reading

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William Temple VC

William Temple (07/11/1833 – 13/02/1919) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the New Zealand Wars in 1863 at Rangiriri The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 23 September 1864, Issue: 22896, Page: 4552 reads: “Royal Artillery.  Assistant-Surgeon William Temple and Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Hugh Shaw VC. CB

Hugh Shaw (04/02/1839 – 25/08/1904) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the New Zealand Land Wars in 1865. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 28 November 1865, Issue: 23044, Page: 6005, reads: “18th Regiment.  Captain Hugh Shaw Date … Continue reading

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