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Temple, Edwyn Frederick
Timaru Herald , 24 June 1920, Page 6
DEATH. TEMPLE.-—On June 23rd, at his residence, Wai-iti Road. Edwyn Frederick Temple (late Captain of the 55th Westmoreland Regiment); in his 86th year. — Private Interment.
Press, 25 June 1920, Page 6
The death occurred at his residence, Wai-iti road, Timaru, on Wednesday, of Captain Edwyn Frederick Temple, formerly of Castlewood near Geraldine, He was the son of Colonel John Temple Hants, England, where Captain Temple was born in 1835. He joined the 55th Regiment, saw service in India and went through the Crimean war. Captain Temple resigned from tho service in 1870, and came to New Zealand in 1879 in the ship Rangitikei, and landed at Lyttelton. For two years he remained in Christchurch. and then went to Castlewood, where he resided for many years. Captain Temple was an artist of repute, and while residing in Christchurch (says the "Timaru Herald"), he helped to found the Canterbury Society of Arts.
Date of Death Thursday, 24 June 1920
Date of Interment Thursday, 24 June 1920
Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Photo of headstone online
Captain Edwyn F. Temple
H.M. 55th Regt.
Crimea - India