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Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Sergeant Richard Shepherd, Armed Constabulary and recipient of the New Zealand Cross. Shepherd is seated and is wearing full military uniform. He holds a sword in one hand. Shepherd won the New Zealand Cross during the battle at Otauto, near Patea, on 13 March 1869. He was shot through the jaw during the action. The photograph is included on page 9 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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