Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Nelson Devereux Builder

In memory of:

Sergeant Nelson Devereux Builder

November 7, 1900


Belfast, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

106

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Brother of Mrs. H.G. Harper of 461 Waterloo Street, London, Ontario. Son of Mr. John Builder, resident of Brantford Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 6 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELFAST OLD MUNICIPAL CEMETERY
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Turn off the N4 toward Belfast, go under the railroad bridge, turn left at fork (Spitskop Road), turn right at Van Kraayenberg Street, and then left at Scheepers Street. The road goes from tar to bad dirt road. Continue on Scheepers Street for 150 m. The Belfast Old Municipal Cemetery is on the left and the Canadian graves are at the top-centre.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Memorial– Sgt Nelson Builder is commemorated on the South African War Memorial, Brantford, ON.

Copyright © 2017 by T.L. Skelding. All rights reserved. The photograph(s) may be used solely for personal, informational, and internal purposes. The photograph(s) may not be modified or altered in any way OR posted on any other web-site for any purpose whatsoever. I request to be notified where the image is being used and that the tag "Courtesy The Mounted Dragoon. Copyrighted Image. Used with Permission." is added to every image.
  • Memorial– Sgt Nelson Builder is commemorated on the South African War Memorial, Brantford, ON.

Copyright © 2017 by T.L. Skelding. All rights reserved. The photograph(s) may be used solely for personal, informational, and internal purposes. The photograph(s) may not be modified or altered in any way OR posted on any other web-site for any purpose whatsoever. I request to be notified where the image is being used and that the tag "Courtesy The Mounted Dragoon. Copyrighted Image. Used with Permission." is added to every image.
  • Plaque– Sgt Nelson Builder is commemorated on the South African War Memorial, Brantford, ON.

Copyright © 2017 by T.L. Skelding. All rights reserved. The photograph(s) may be used solely for personal, informational, and internal purposes. The photograph(s) may not be modified or altered in any way OR posted on any other web-site for any purpose whatsoever. I request to be notified where the image is being used and that the tag "Courtesy The Mounted Dragoon. Copyrighted Image. Used with Permission." is added to every image.
  • Gravemarker
  • Letter April 1
  • Letter April 12
  • Letter November 17 p.1
  • Letter November 17 p.2
  • Letter November 17 p.3
  • Letter November 22
  • Photo of Nelson Devereux Builder– Photo
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Newspaper Clipping– News article from The Globe, Toronto, 27 December 1900 advising of the deaths of several members of the Royal Canadian Dragoons.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: