R. J. ABSOLON, MM
3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
A memorial for Richard John De Mansfield Absolon has been erected in the church grounds of St.Mary's Anglican Cathedral, off Vivian Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand.
St.Mary's is the oldest stone church in New Zealand. It houses the military standards and memorabilia of the British Militia, who's garrison was next to the church in the early 1800's