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.
Inscription found on memorial
IN MEMORY OF
STAFF SERGt T.J. BENBOW
MANY YEARS CONNECTED WITH THE
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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