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65th (2nd Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot

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Dispositions of the 65th in New Zealand

Here is a summary of the dispositions of the regiment on 1 January of each year. These tables are transcribed from the Regimental diary, a copy of which is available at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington.

1 January 1847

Area Officers Other Ranks
Auckland, (HQ) 13 359
Wahapu 6 205
Wellington 10 308
Sydney, Australia 2 32

Total

31 904

1 January 1851

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

2

2

7

4

24

23

9

295

Wanganui

1

1

3

1

8

7

2

227

Porirua

 

 

2

 

2

1

1

54

Pauatahanui

 

 

1

 

2

 

1

34

invalids

 

1

1

1

5

4

 

20

Leave etc

1

3

5

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

4

7

19

6

42

35

13

630

1 January 1852

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

2

5

3

20

15

8

275

Wanganui

1

2

3

1

8

8

2

184

Porirua

 

1

1

 

2

1

1

57

invalids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

On Staff

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

3

5

9

4

31

24

11

527

1 January 1853

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

4

9

4

24

20

9

397

Wanganui

1

1

4

1

8

7

2

191

Leave

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

On Staff

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

3

6

14

5

32

27

11

588

1 January 1854

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

5

7

3

18

18

14

318

Wanganui

1

1

4

1

8

3

8

191

Leave

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

4

TOTAL

3

7

11

4

26

11

22

493

1 January 1855

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

6

6

4

25

21

11

371

Wanganui

1

2

4

1

8

8

2

175

Sydney

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Leave

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

4

TOTAL

3

8

11

5

33

29

13

555

1 January 1856

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

2

3

3

20

8

9

161

Wanganui

1

2

3

 

10

6

2

172

Taranaki

 

2

4

1

11

11

2

186

Bay of Islands

 

1

2

 

7

3

2

109

Auckland

 

1

1

 

4

7

2

40

Leave

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

1

AWOL

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

4

10

16

5

52

35

17

669

1 January 1857

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

2

6

3

24

19

12

432

Wanganui

1

2

3

 

10

7

2

165

Taranaki

 

2

4

 

16

18

3

252

Bay of Islands

1

2

2

1

7

6

2

144

Auckland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Leave

1

1

2

1

 

 

 

1

AWOL

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

2

TOTAL

4

9

18

5

57

50

19

1000

1 January 1858

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Wellington)

1

2

7

2

23

12

11

378

Wanganui

1

1

3

 

9

7

2

172

Taranaki

 

2

4

1

11

13

3

259

Auckland

1

2

1

 

9

6

2

141

Staff

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

1

1

2

1

1

1

1

1

AWOL

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

3

TOTAL

4

9

17

6

53

39

18

954

1 January 1859

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Auckland)

1

2

8

4

21

24

14

318

Wellington

 

1

2

 

5

4

1

104

Wanganui

 

2

2

 

9

8

2

179

Taranaki

 

2

3

1

9

9

3

190

Napier

1

1

3

 

7

5

2

139

On duty 58th

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

Leave

2

1

2

 

 

 

 

10

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

TOTAL

4

10

19

6

51

50

22

945

1 January 1860

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Auckland)

1

4

7

5

27

19

12

346

Wellington

 

1

2

 

4

6

1

94

Wanganui

1

1

4

 

7

8

2

183

Taranaki

 

2

3

 

11

7

2

173

Napier

 

1

3

1

6

9

2

110

Staff

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

2

1

1

 

1

1

 

8

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

4

11

20

6

56

50

20

914

1 January 1861

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Taranaki)

1

2

8

2

15

14

6

346

Wellington

 

 

1

 

1

1

1

20

Wanganui

1

1

3

 

8

8

2

167

Auckland

 

 

 

2

7

7

2

78

Napier

 

 

 

 

6

9

1

95

Bell Block (Taranaki)

 

 

 

 

1

1

6

16

Taranaki

1

 

3

2

26

20

 

289

Waitara

 

 

1

 

3

 

 

12

Staff

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

4

10

19

6

67

60

18

1023

1 January 1862

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Auckland)

2

4

8

2

25

25

9

404

Wanganui

1

1

3

1

9

9

2

151

Baird’s Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Auckland

 

1

3

2

25

23

7

76

?

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

13

Taranaki

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

With Land Transport Corps

 

1

1

1

3

1

 

66

Staff

 

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

1

 

 

 

3

1

 

28

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

TOTAL

4

8

17

6

66

60

18

750

Annual return of 1 January 1862:

 

1 January 1863

 

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ

2

1

4

3

20

16

10

212

Auckland

 

 

 

 

5

6?

 

46

Raglan

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

Pokeno

 

1

3

 

13

13

4

244

Taranaki

 

1

3

1

8

9

2

139

Point Chevalier

 

 

3

 

9

8

2

162

With Land Transport Corps

 

1

1

1

4

1

1

75

Staff

 

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

2

2

 

2

4

1

 

3

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

TOTAL

4

9

15

6

63

55

19

888

Annual return of 1 January 1863:

 

1 January 1864

 

Companies

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Camp Whata Whata)*

7

1

1

6

2

19

20

7

298

Rohupothetha?

1

1

 

2

 

9

8

4

108

Tuakau

1

 

1

 

 

2

4

1

44

Moveable column

1

 

 

1

 

2

1

1

47

Commissariat/Transport Corps

 

 

1

1

 

5

1

2

75

Other detachments etc

 

 

2

4

2

14

7

3

180

Staff

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

 

2

 

 

1

 

 

 

3

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

TOTAL

 

4

7

15

5

49

41

18

757

*1 January 1864, marched to Tuikaramea, under Lieut.-Col Wyatt.

 

1 January 1865

 

Companies

Field Officer

Captain

Subaltern

Staff

Sergeant

Corporal

Drummer

Men

HQ (Te Awamutu)

6

2

2

8

4

21

26

11

361

Rangiaowhia & Hairini

2

 

1

3

 

7

4

3

126

Auckland

2

 

1

1

 

4

5

2

56

Transport Corps

 

 

1

 

 

3

1

2

72

Other detachments etc

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

16

Staff

 

 

2

4

 

 

 

 

 

Leave

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

 

6

AWOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

TOTAL

10

3

9

18

5

47

40

19

638

Annual return of 1 January 1865:

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