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William Temple
Birth: Nov. 7, 1833
Monaghan
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death: Feb. 13, 1919, England

Victoria Cross recipient and Military Doctor. He was born near Dublin, Ireland, and became a Surgeon General in the Royal Regiment of Artillery. He served in New Zealand from 1860 to 1866 where he took part in the Waikato-Hauhau Maori War and saw action at Teairei, Rangiriri, and Rangiawhia. On November 20, 1863, at Rangiriri, New Zealand, during an attack on the Maori's positions and under the enemy's fire, he crossed the entrance to the Maori stronghold, while under intense enemy fire, in order to provide assistance to the wounded, for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross for extreme valor. From 1884 until 1889 he served in India as Lieutenant Colonel and as Secretary to the Surgeon-General of the Indian Army Medical Services. On April 10, 1885, he became Brigade Surgeon and from 1886 until 1889 was Honorary Surgeon to His Excellency, the Viceroy of India. He retired November 1889, and died in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom.  (bio by: julia&keld) 
 
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  Anne Theodosia Temple (____ - 1914)*
 
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Burial:
Highland Road Cemetery
Portsmouth
Portsmouth Unitary Authority
Hampshire, England
Plot: O/S: SZ 658 988
 
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Record added: Sep 22, 2008
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William Temple
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William Temple
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