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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

CAREY, Brigadier General Robert (40th Regiment)

CAREY, Brigadier General Robert (40th Regiment)

As Colonel Carey he came from Melbourne to N.Z. in 1860 accompanying Major General Pratt as Deputy Adjutant General. Took a leading part in the Waikato wars and as Brigadier General was in command of headquarters at Orakau with the Forest Rangers, and the 40th and 65th regiments. He wrote Narrative of the Late War in New Zealand 1863. A drawing of Tauranga 1864 was used as an illustration for Cowan's New Zealand Wars and was noted by Cowan to have been used in the London Illustrated News.