Story: Wilson, John Alexander

The battle at Rangiaowhia, 1864

The battle at Rangiaowhia, 1864

This artist's impression of the fight at Rangiaowhia shows the fall of Colonel Marmaduke Nixon (top, second from left). Thomas McDonnell (left) runs to assist him, while General Duncan Cameron and his staff are shown on the right.

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Jinty Rorke. 'Wilson, John Alexander', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2021)