Henry Sargent was a seaman on the corvette H.M.S. Pelorus, which in 1860 was flagship of the Australian squadron. He most likely received the wounds from which he died at the battle of Puketakauere on June 27th 1860.

 

 

Inscription

 

SACRED

To

the memory of

HENRY SARGENT

Seaman of HMS Pelorus

Who died of wonds received at

New Plymouth

on the 6th August 1860

Aged 25 years

  This tablet was erected by his

  Shipmates

 


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