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The Story Of Gate Pa, April 29th, 1864

Employed in the Attack — Troops

Employed in the Attack
Troops

(Taken from General Cameron's Official Despatch.)

  • General Staff—4 field officers, 1 subaltern.

  • Medical Staff—2 field officers, 1 subaltern.

  • Naval Brigade—4 field officers, 6 captains, 7 subalterns, 36 sergeants, 5 drummers, 371 rank and file.

  • Royal Artillery—1 field officer, 1 captain, 3 subalterns, 1 staff, 1 sergeant, 43 rank and file.

  • Royal Engineers—2 rank and file.

  • Moveable Column—1 field officer, 2 captains, 3 subalterns, 1 staff, 6 sergeants, 4 drummers, 164 rank and file.

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  • 43rd Regiment—1 field officer, 5 captains, 5 subalterns, 3 staff, 17 sergeants, 12 drummers, 250 rank and file.

  • 68th Regiment—3 field officers, 6 captains, 15 subalterns, 3 staff, 34 sergeants, 21 drummers, 650 rank and file.

  • Total:—16 field officers, 20 captains, 35 subalterns, 8 staff. 94 sergeants, 42 drummers, 1480 rank and file.

In addition to which were the First Battalion and First Waikato Regiment, about six or eight hundred strong.