The 57th (West Middlesex Regiment) taking a Maori redoubt on the Katikara River, Taranaki, 1863
Sketch from 'The Illustrated London News', 1863.
The 57th arrived in New Zealand in December 1860 and served there until 1867. This included much action during the 2nd and 3rd Anglo-Maori Wars (1860-1866).
From a collection of papers relating to 3542 Sgt Maj Edwin Bezar, 57th (West Middlesex Regiment).
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection