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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 11 (February 1, 1936)

A Second Company of Rangers

A Second Company of Rangers.

Von Tempsky very soon convinced Jackson that he (Von T.) was a greatly experienced soldier, and he was gladly taken on the strength as military adviser, with the rank of Lieutenant. Towards the end of 1863, a No. 2 company of Forest Rangers was enlisted, Von Tempsky being given its command. One of his subalterns was young John Mackintosh Roberts, nephew of Major Clare, of Papakura; he became Colonel Roberts, N.Z.C. Right through to the end of the campaign they went, those two companies, scouting the flanks or acting as advance guard to a column; often disappearing for days on the track of the elusive warriors.

Major D. H. Lusk, of the Forest Rifles, Mauku.

Major D. H. Lusk, of the Forest Rifles, Mauku.