Headstone of Lawrence Kilbride (c1844-1866)

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Headstone of Lawrence Kilbride (c1844-1866).


Lawrence Kilbride was born in Dublin, Ireland, in c1844. He enlisted in the 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot, 1st Battalion, on 4 July 1863. Lawrence died at Te Papa (Tauranga), aged 22, on 26 April 1866 (reg. 1866/5240). He was buried in Mission Cemetery (Otamataha Pā). His ground plaque reads: Sacred to the memory of  L/Corpl Kilbride, B. Coy., 1st Batt., 12th Reg. Died at Te Papa 26th April 1866 aged 22 years. His original plaque also read: Erected by N.C.O.s & men of his Coy. Text and photograph by Debbie McCauley (1 October 2016). Tauranga City Libraries Image Number: 16-249.

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Headstone of Lawrence Kilbride (c1844-1866)

First Names:Lawrence
Last Name:Kilbride
Date of Birth:c1844
City:Tauranga, New Zealand