Sapper George Chubb, R.E. was one of five british soldiers killed defending No. 3 Redoubt (part of Pratt's Sap towards Te Arei pā) at Huirangi on the morning of 23rd January 1861. The redoubt was under attack by warriors from the Waikato and Taranaki (Ngāti Haua, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Mahuta and Te Āti Awa). More than 40 Māori warriors are buried in a mass grave at Huirangi. [1][2]

Inscription

In Memory of

SAPPER GEORGE CHUBB

ROYAL ENGINEERS

Who was killed in the

attack on No. 3 Redoubt

Huirangi

23 January 1861

Aged 21 years


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