John Edmund Sarten (1838 - 1860) MP

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Waitara, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand
Cause of death: Killed in Maori Wars
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About John Edmund Sarten

John Edmund Sarten had the somewhat dubious distinction of becoming the first official fatality of the Taranaki War when as a member of the mounted volunteers he died from wounds received during the assault on Te Kohia on 17 March.

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John Edmund Sarten's Timeline

September 9, 1838
March 26, 1860
Age 21
Waitara, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand