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Copy photograph of Major Henry Ferdinand Turner, 65th Regiment. Turner is seated and is wearing military uniform. He is holding his 65th Regiment cap on his lap with the number facing the photographer. Turner has signed the original photograph with "Yours truly / H. F. Turner". Turner was wounded on 6 November 1860 at Mahoetahi, a pa site between New Plymouth and Waitara. He was hit in the right cheek with a musket ball. The photograph is included on page 20 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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