Staff Sergeant T.J. Benbow Plaque

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Municipality/Province: Ottawa, ON

Memorial Number: 35059-101

Type: Brass plaque

Address: 2 Queen Elizableth Drive

Location: Cartier Square Drill Hall, in the Governor General's Foot Guards Regimental Museum

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.4215916   Long: -75.6880404

Contributor: Clive Law. Richard Turcotte

This memorial plaque erected by officers of the Ottawa Brigade is dedicated to the memory of Staff Sergeant T.J. Benbow, Cameron Highlanders, who lost his life while saving five others in the Webster Hotel fire in Montreal on October 30, 1899.

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IN MEMORY OF
STAFF SERGt T.J. BENBOW
MANY YEARS CONNECTED WITH THE
OTTAWA GARRISON
WHO LOST HIS LIFE WHILE SAVING FIVE OTHERS
IN THE WEBSTER HOTEL FIRE MONTREAL OCT. 30TH 1899.

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS
OF THE OTTAWA BRIGADE
IN REMEMBRANCE OF A BRAVE SOLDIER.

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