THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
FEATHERSTON Isaac Earl
Although never in robust health, he was an outstanding soldier during the New Zealand Wars against the maori and on more than one occasion the
Maori fighting for the European would not move without him. On one such occasion he could hardly sit on his horse but led troops at the storming
and capture of Otapawa Pa (January 1866) for which he was awarded the New Zealand Cross.
He was Superintendent of Wellington (1853 -1870), Member of Parliament from (1853-1870). NZ's Agent-General, London (1871 - June 1876),
where he died.
New Zealand Cross
New Zealand Maori War Medal
Born 21 March 1813 Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died 19 June 1876 Hove, England
Graduated as a physician