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The following was taken from the New Zealand Gazette 1873


PROGRESS REPORT OF THE NEW ZEALAND WAR MEDAL COMMISIONERS
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To His Excellency the Right  Honorable Sir James Fergusson, Baronet, &c, &c


May it please Your Excellency--

We, the undersingned Commissioners, in accordance with the instructions conveyed to us by Commission dated the 3rd September 1872, have now the honor to report, that we have examined all the cases laid before us at our present sitting, and forward herewith for your Excellency's consideration the enclosed Roll A, B and C, containing the names of those officers and men in the Colonial Forces whom we consider entitled to the New Zealand War Medal.

Roll A contains the names of those officers and men who have proved their claim to the Medal for services rendered prior to the 31st December 1866.

Roll B shows the names of those entitled to the decoration for services rendered at a subsequent date.

Roll C contains the names of those officers and men whose relations have made application for the Medal, the original claimants being dead, and which claims are now admitted by the commissioners.


James Paul
Donald H. McBarnet

                                                                                                      Wellington 6th September 1873

Nominal return of Officers and men of the Colonial Forces who have made application for the new Zealand War Medal for services rendered prior to the 31st December, 1866, and who's claims have been admitted by the Commissioners since the publication of their last report.
Roll A
Anderson David Sergeant Major Defence Force
Arden Francis Hamer Private Taranaki Rifle Volunteers
Arden Henry Trooper Taranaki Cavalry Volunteers
Atkinson Decimus Private Taranaki Rifle Volunteers
Badderly John F. Trooper Taranaki Cavalry Volunteers
Cary John P. Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Churchouse W. R. Sergeant Major Taranaki Military Settlers
Clark J. H. Captain Taranaki Military Settlers
Coulter Robert John Lieutenant 2nd Waikato Militia
Davies James Caddy Cornet Taranaki Cavalry Volunteers
Dean Edward corporal Auckland Engineers
Dorsey Victor Private Waikato Militia
Drake William Trooper Colonial Defence Force
Durbridge Henry Trooper Colonial Defence Force
Foreman Thomas Private Taranaki Militia
George James C Private Taranaki Rifle Volunteers
Haggart William Ramsay Private 1st Waikato Militia
Halse William Private Taranaki Volunteers
Hamilton James Stewart Private Auckland Militia
Hawes Robert S. Private Napier Militia
Hector George Volunteer Field Force
Herbert Patrick Corporal 1st Waikato Militia
Hoskin Josias Private Taranaki Volunteers
Jarman Sidney Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Kelly Richard Private Military Settlers
Kenyon John Private Taranaki Militia
Lewis E. S. Private Waikato Militia
Mather John Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Murant Henry Private Colonial Defence Force
Mundell David Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Pearn William Henry Private Taranaki Militia
Pugh James Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Reddy John Private Taranaki Militia
Robinson George F Private Taranaki Military Settlers
St. George Edwin Private Taranaki Militia
Secombe William Henry Trooper Taranaki Cavalry Volunteers
Smaller William Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Smart William Private Taranaki Volunteers
Smith Ezra Private Forest Rangers
Smith Peter J Private Forest Rangers
Smith William Trooper Poverty Bay Mounted Rifle Volunteers
Spencer T H Interpreter Field Force
Stuart William Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Trainer Henry Trooper Colonial Defence Force
Trent Frederick Frank Private Taranaki Volunteers
Turner Henry John Trooper Colonial Defence Force
Veal Thomas Sergeant Taranaki Rifle Volunteers
Ward Joseph Private 1st Class Auckland Militia
Wright Thomas Private Taranaki Military Settlers
Nominal return of Officers and Men of the Colonial forces, who have made application for the New Zealand War Medal for services performed subsequent to the 31st December, 1866, and whose claims are admitted by the Commissioners since their last report.
Roll B
Barry John Private Wellington Rangers
Carroll James Private Native Contingent
Grey William George Private Taranaki Volunteers
Cumming George Imlay Inspector Armed Constabulary Force
Halloran Richard Constable Armed Constabulary Force
Hanson Carl Constable Armed Constabulary
Hay Charles Private 1st Waikato Militia
Hughes W F Constable Armed Constabulary
King James Corporal Wellington Rifles
Lupton Isaac Private Wairoa Volunteers
McArthur David Constable Armed Constabulary
Milne John Constable Armed Constabulary
Sedwick Henry Private Wellington Rangers
Thornton John Constable Armed Constabulary
Wakeford Alfred Constable Armed Constabulary
Walton Thomas Fellows Constable Armed Constabulary
Whelan Thomas Constable Armed Constabulary
Nominal Return of Deceased Officer and Men of the Colonial Forces whose claims for the New Zealand War Medal have been admitted by the Commissioners since their last report.
Roll C
Allen John Private Taranaki Militia
Brown Henry Handley Private Taranaki Militia
Crisp Thomas H Private Hawke's Bay Militia
Fuller William Edward Private Wanganui Cavalry