Benwell-Boer War

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Reference WMO/282436


St James' Church

Benwell Lane


NE15 6RS


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Stone Tablet
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[2 names]/To hold in deep/blessed memory/those who laid/down their lives/for our beloved/country in the/Boer Ware this/tablet was erect/ed by many of the/inhabitants of /Benwell to their/fellow-citizens/Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

Sergt John W Redhead, 2nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers who was wounded at Stormberg 1877 captured and died a Prisoner of War at Pretoria April 11th 1900 aged 33 years; Trooper Andrew Dodd 101st Company Imperial Yeomanry killed in action at Lichtenberg October 1901 aged 37 years

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