Thomas Rawlings Mould
|Born|| 31 May 1805 |
|Died||13 June 1886 81) (aged|
Queen's Road, Bayswater, London
|Branch|| Board of Ordnance |
|Years of service||1826–1867|
|Unit||Corps of Royal Engineers|
|Commands held||CRE, New Zealand, 1856–66 |
Auckland Regiment of New Zealand Militia, 1860–
CRE, Portsmouth, 1866–67
|Campaigns|| Taranaki, 1860–61 |
|Awards|| Companion of the Order of the Bath, 1862 |
New Zealand Medal
Good Service Pension
|Relations||William Temple (son-in-law)|
|Other work||Inspector of Public Works, New Zealand, 1857– |
Justice of the Peace, New Zealand, 1860–
Major General Thomas Rawlings Mould–13 June 1886) was an English military engineer of the Corps of Royal Engineers and Colonel of the Auckland Regiment of New Zealand Militia.(31 May 1805
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