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Carte-de-visite of the bust of Captain Corbett of the Taranaki Military Settlers. Corbett is bearded and looking toward the right. He is wearing a jacket.
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John Glasford Corbett (Glasfurd is a mistake), having named for Glasford (Glassford), near Glasgow, Scotland. Recorded as a Captain with the Taranaki Military Settlers, date 03 Sep 1863 (assume this was the date he joined, or was appointed Captain). He is also referenced in correspondence (1865-1866) from Lieutenant-Colonel M. Lepper, Commanding Taranaki Military Settlers.

- Tony Corbett

Posted on 21-09-2016 07:59:37