Henry James Warre

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An army officer in the Buckinghamshire Regt. Served in British North America as ADC to his uncle, Sir R. D. Jackson, Commander-in-Chief of the Forces; travelled to Oregon and British Columbia 1845–46. Served in New Zealand 1861–65 as commanding officer of the 57th Regt. Warre also served in Crimea. The 57th Regiment servied in India, coming to New Zealand from Madras in 1860. The regiment served at Te Arei in the first Taranaki war and remained as the garrison on the west coast of the North Island. It remained in South Taranaki and the Waikato until 1866.

He was also an artist; he mostly painted landscapes of the places he visited while on tour/duty.
- Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide and Handbook http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-PlaNine-t1-body-d1-d1250.html#name-100290-mention
-The New Zealand Colonial Wars, Tim Ryan and Bill Parham


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