Record Type
Person
Person/Corporate Type
Individual
Date Born/Est
07 Nov 1833
Date Died/Ceased
13 Feb 1919
Place Of Birth
Ireland
Place Of Death
Kent/England
Nationality
Irish
Biographical Display
Born in Monaghan Town, Ireland, William Temple was an assistant surgeon in the Royal Regiment of Artillery during the battle at Waikato in 1863. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, along with Arthur Pickard, at Rangiriri for exposing himself to imminent danger and artillery fire in order to render assistance to wounded commrades, especially Captain Mercer.
Temple died in 1919 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

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