Grave of John Fane Charles Hamilton (1822-1864)

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Grave of John Fane Charles Hamilton (1822-1864).

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Captain John Fane Charles Hamilton (1820-1864) was killed during the Battle of Gate Pā (Pukehinahina) on 29 April 1864. John was buried at the Mission Cemetery in Tauranga. The city of Hamilton, founded in 1864 at the end of the Waikato War, was named after him as is Hamilton Street in Tauranga. Photograph: Debbie McCauley (July 2011).

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Grave of John Fane Charles Hamilton (1822-1864)


First Names:John Fane Charles
Last Name:Hamilton
Date of Birth:28 September 1820
Place of Birth:Hildersham, Cambridgeshire, England
City:Tauranga, New Zealand
Year:2011
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Grave of John Fane Charles Hamilton (1822-1864) by Debbie McCauley (Tauranga City Libraries) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand License