British Army, 57th Regiment, Imperial Regiments
Garrison orders issued by Col. Warre and read out at a full parade of troops at New Plymouth 10 April 1864. It reports on investigations into the battle at Ahuahu at which Capt Lloyd, Private Jeremiah Dooley, George Sadler, all of the 57th Regt and Corporal H Banks, Privates James Nagel and H Bartley and John Gallager were killed.
The orders reprimand other soldiers who were in the area at the time and stops short of accusing them of cowardice.
The order consist of three sheets of paper and the fourth item is a label which was in the original frame giving a title for the order and advising that it was presented by W F Gordon. This is written in Gordon's hand.
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