British Marine officer who was in Boston, Massachusetts at the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. He was shot by a former black slave and fell into the arms of his son.
He joined the Royal Marines and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1746.
The painting The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill. by John Trumbull depicts his death in battle.
He married Elizabeth Dalrymple, who was a daughter of Robert Dalrymple.
He and Benedict Arnold both fought in the Revolutionary War.