Thomas William Porter

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Thomas William Porter (18431920) was a New Zealand soldier and land purchase officer.

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Colonel T.W. Porter

He was born in Streatham, Surrey, England in 1843. He married Herewaka Porourangi Potai. Their children included the singer and composer Fanny Rose Howie [1] and their grandchildren included Rona Marjory Hurley.

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