Harry Delamere Dansey

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Harry Delamere Dansey.


Rotorua Chief Magistrate and Mayor from 1941 to 1942, son of Roger Delamere Dansey and Wikitoria ('Wiki") Dansey. Born in Taupo in 1874. Iwi : Ngati Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa & Hapu : Ngati Rauhoto, Tuhourangi

He was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Maori Contingent embarking from NZ on the 18 September 1915, he fought in Egypt & France. Awarded the Military Cross (MC): Captain, NZ Pioneer (Maori) Battalion. "For distinguished service in the field",

This image is a photograph of an original held at the Rotorua District Council.

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