Naval and Military Cemetery, Tauranga

Duncan, Russell
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A photograph of headstones and memorials at the Mission Cemetery, also known as the Naval and Military or Old Military Cemetery, Tauranga.

The cemetery lies at the northern end of Te Papa peninsula overlooking the harbour. It stands on the site once occupied by the Ngāi Te Rangi pā of Otamataha.

It is noted under the photograph that the European Officers and men killed at the Battle of Gate Pā, Pukehinahina, an engagement in the New Zealand Wars, are interred here. The engagement occurred on 29 April 1864.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Date, 20 Jun 1915.
Date, , 20 June 1915.
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Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph adhered to card in a hardcover album with a leather spine and corners.
Height x Width: 145 x 207mm
Height x Width: 240 x 280mm
Subject period
Subject date
20 Jun 1915
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 12319
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6/2, Album 59, 12319, 81593


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