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Captain Augustus Warren

Captain Augustus Warren

A carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Augustus Edmund Warren of the 78th (Highland) Regiment of Foot (or Russ-shire Buffs).

According to Hart’s Army List (1860), Warren joined the army as an Ensign on 2 February 1848. He became a Lieutenant (by purchase) on 5 November 1852 and was promoted Captain on 20 July 1855.

According to the additional notes: ‘Captain Warren served with the 82nd Regt. at the siege of Sebastopol from 2nd Sept. 1855 (Medal and Clasp). Also in the Indian Campaign of 1857-59, and was present at the relief of Lucknow by Lord Clyde, defeat of the Gwalior Contingent at Cawnpore, action of Khodagange, and occupation of Futtehghur – acting successively as Orderly Officer to Brigadier Russell, Col. Hale, and Sir John Inglis: served the Rohileund campaign, including the defence of the Jail and subsequent operations in Shahjehanpore, and actions of Khankur and Bunkagaon (Medal and Clasp)’.

Photographed by Ross and Thomson of Edinburgh.


Code: 125476
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