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Copy photograph of Captain John Shrews Talbot, 65th Regiment. Talbot is pictured seated and is wearing military uniform. He has his regimental cap resting on his lap. Talbot was wounded in battle at Rangiriri pā, Waikato, in November 1863. He was wounded in the face, left arm and side, and was mistakenly reported dead in the Taranaki Herald of 28 November 1863. The photograph is included on page 21 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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