Field Work in Calabar, Eastern Region (Nigeria): World War I Memorial
Turner, Lorenzo Dow 1890-1972
Turner, Lorenzo Dow
1 photographic negative : b&w; 35mm
Nigeria, Cross River State, Calabar
Title is provided by ACMA Archives staff based on researcher's notes.
Additional information from staff reads: "The Calabar Memorial is a war memorial bearing a complete list of war dead on bronze tablets. The Memorial commemorates 407 casualties of the 3rd Battalion Nigeria Regiment and No.2 Artillery Battery, Nigeria Regiment. It takes the form of a concrete rectangular pillar on a stepped base, flanked by two machine guns captured at Ngwende on the 24 January 1917." [Sources: Commonwealth War Graves Commission]
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams