Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Intombi Cemetery Memorials, Ladysmith: Anglo-Boer War 5

COLVILLE, John Stewart Hepburn - Natal Carbineers
d. at N'Dombi [sic] 20th Jan 1900 Aged 38 years
'Peace Perfect Peace'
(inscription very faded)

COUTTS, Donald Weir
eldest surviving son of the late J Coutts, born at East London 30th Oct 1873
died at Intomba [sic] of enteric fever during the Siege of Ladysmith, 21st Jan 1900
'Resting in the Saviour's Love'
Erected by his sorrowing mother

CURTIS, Arthur William - Capt. Royal Field Artillery
b. 3 March 1870
d. 9 March 1900 (of enteric)

Photographs: Dixon0Smith

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'Peace perfect peace' is a soothing memorial inscription.

Mole said...

Not much peace even here, with the vandals.