Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding)

Hickety Pips, The Royal Tigers

The York and Lancaster Regiment ("Royal Tigers") or better known in New Zealand as the "Hickety Pips" by Maori, was in New Zealand for just over 18 years, between 1846-1865, as the 65th (2nd Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment. The regiment arrived in three detachments. The first under the command of Major Wyatt, with about 550 all ranks, landed on 19 November 1846 at Russell; the second, under the command of Capt. O'Connell, on 1 August 1846, at Wellington; the third, under the command of Lt.-Col. Gold, mainly wives and children, on 14 January 1847, at Auckland. Commanded by Lt.-Col. C. E. Gold, and later by Col. A. F. W. Wyatt, C.B. "New Zealand" worn on battle honours. The Wellington Regiment (City of Wellington's Own) is allied.

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Date: 1854-1864 By: Tatler, George, 1837?-1868 Description: Letters to his family relating to his enlistment in the 65th regiment, his efforts to obtain discharge, and his service in Northland, Auckland and Taranaki i...
Urquhart, G, fl 1860 :Te Karaka Ghur. Auckland. G Urquhart. 1860
Date: 1860 By: Urquhart, G, active 1860 Description: A large, two-storey house overlooking what is probably Karaka Bay in Auckland. An expansive, flat lawn with a path leading to the house can be seen, and the ...
Artist unknown :St George's Bay - Parnell, Auckland. 1860
Date: 1860 By: Hodgkinson & Company Description: Shows a view of St George's Bay, with four sailing ships in the harbour, three of which are identified: the 'Evening Star', the 'HMS Tris'(?), and the 'HMS E...
Date: 16 Mar 1858-1874 By: Butler, Villars Le Marchant, 1837-1874 Description: Certificates, extracts from despatches, references and citations, relevant to Butler's career in the 65th Regiment. Includes description of action at Cameron...
Detachment of the 65th Regiment on parade on Mount Eliot, New Plymouth
Date: March 1861 Description: Detachment of the 65th Regiment on parade on Mount Eliot, New Plymouth, in March 1861. Shows a medal being presented, possibly by Lt Colonel Young. Photograp...
Date: ca 1861 Description: Officers of the 65th Regiment, Imperial force, ca 1861. (Front row, from left): Capt Whitbread, Ens D Spiller, Lt Butler. (Back row, from left): Lt Talbot, ...
Date: Between 1861-1865 By: Temple, William, 1833-1919 Description: The camp of the 65th Regiment near Drury, Auckland. The officers mess tent is on the extreme left. Photograph taken by William Temple, circa 1861. Inscript...
Date: 1860 - 1955 From: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 :[Hand-drawn greeting cards, and book illustrations. 1952-1961]. Description: Shows a soldier from 65th Regiment of Foot seated on a bench under a tree with his arm around a young woman. A paper boy is offering him a copy of the Tarana...
Date: 1952 From: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 :[Hand-drawn greeting cards, and book illustrations. 1952-1961]. Description: Shows a soldier from 65th Regiment of Foot on lefthandside of the envelope Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour on envelope 90 x 1...
Date: 1842-1906 By: O'Riley, Francis Farrell, 1819?-1910 Description: Official army papers relating to Riley's discharge from the 65th Regiment in Wellington (1849) and to his pension (1906). Also enlistment papers of his broth...