TEMPLE, William
Assistant Surgeon, Royal Artillery, Rangiriri

CITATION:
"On 20 November 1863 at Rangiriri, New Zealand, during an assault on the enemy's position, Assistant Surgeon Temple, together with another
officer (Arthur Frederick Pickard) exposed themselves to imminen danger in crossing the entrance to the Maori keep at a point upon which the
enemy were concentrating their fire, in order to render assistance to the wounded. Both officers showed great calmness under most trying
circumstances."

AWARDS
Victoria Cross
NZ Maori War Medal

NOTES
Born: 7 November 1833, Monaghan, County Monaghan, Ireland
Died: 13 February 1919, at Tunbridge Wells, Portmouth, England
Buried: Under a marble cross at Highland Road Cemetery. O/S:SZ 65898

William Temple's VC medal is Not publicly held.
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