St. Catharines in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Private Alexander Watson
Erected to the memory of Private Alexander Watson, 90th Winnipeg Batt. Rifles, Canadian volunteers, and his companions in arms, who fell in battle during the rebellion in the N.W.T., A.D. 1885. "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori." Lt.-Col. A.T.H. Williams, Battlefield Rifles, N.W.M. Police; Corp. W.H.T. Lowry, R.B. Sleish, Const. P. Burke.
Capt. E.L. Brown, J. French, Intelligence Corps, at Duck Lake, Fish Creek, Cut Knife, Batoche;
W. Cook, W. Phillips, C.Co., I.S.C.;
Private J. Watson, Bugler H. Foulkes, C.G.F. Guards;
Private J. Rogers, Private Osgoode, 10th Royal Grenadiers;
Lieut. W. Fitch, Private T. Moor, 90th Battl'n Rifles; Lieut. C, Swinford, Corp. J. Code,
Private A.W. Ferguson, J. Hutchinson, W. Ennis, R.R. Hardisty, J. Fraser, G. Wheeler, Private T.H. Damanolley, lieut. A.W. Keppen.
Major Henry M. Arnold, 90th Winnipeg Rifles, Capt. 2nd Special Service Battalion, R.C.R.I., died Feb. 23rd 1900, from wounds received in action at Paardeburg Drift, South Africa, Feb. 18th 1900.
Lieut. J. Edgar Burch, Adjt. 2nd Dragoons,
Private Archibald Radcliffe, 1st Battalion C.M.R., 2nd Troop, A Squadron, Field Force, South Africa, killed near Belfast, S.A., Sept.. 23rd 1900.
Corp. Robert Irwin, 19th St. Catharines Regt., wounded at Houtuck, South Africa, May 1st 1900. died in Bloemfontein, S.A., July 1st 1900.
Location. 43° 9.584′ N, 79° 14.819′ W. Marker is in St. Catharines, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and James Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street. Marker is on the front lawn of City Hall, left corner. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Church Street, St Catharines, Ontario L2R7C2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding of St. Catharines (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Catharines (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); St. Paul Street United Church (approx. half a kilometer away); Shipbuilding in St. Catharines 1845 (approx. half a kilometer away); In Memorium Reqviescant in Pace Anglican Church, St. Catharines (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); William Hamilton Merritt 1793 - 1862 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Catharines.
More about this marker. Marker includes a plaque, left side, for four killed in the Boer War. The monument itself, however, was erected in 1886.
Also see . . . North-West Rebellion - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Additional keywords. North-West Rebellion, North-West Resistance, Saskatchewan Rebellion, Northwest Uprising, Second Riel Rebellion, Boer War
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