Joined: 07 Aug 2013
Location: Duns, Berwickshire
|Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:33 pm Post subject: Lance Corporal Walter Scott (Boer War) -Gordon Parish Church
|Remembered by a plaque on the south wall. It does not seem there was a major action at Zaaihoik/Zaahoek, which nowadays seems to be occupied by a water supply dam.
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
LANCE CORPORAL WALTER SCOTT
OF THE SCOTS GREYS
A NATIVE OF HUNTLYWOOD
WHO FELL AT ZAAIHOIK, SOUTH AFRICA
ON 6TH MAY 1901
HIS MEDAL BEARS THE FOLLOWING
DIAMOND HILL, JOHANNESBURG, ORANGE FREE STATE, RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY
"DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORE"