John Thornton Down (1842 - 1866) MP

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Birthplace: Fulham, London, England
Death: Died in Auckland, New Zealand
Cause of death: KIA Fighting Maoris
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About John Thornton Down

British Victoria Cross War Medal Recipient. He served as a Ensign in The 57th Regiment, Middlesex Regiment. He was awarded his medal for service at Pontoko, New Zealand, on October 2, 1863.

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March 2, 1842
London, England
April 27, 1866
Age 24
Auckland, New Zealand