IBADAN MEMORIAL

Country Nigeria
Total identified casualties 360 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 7.38863
Longitude: 3.88086

Location Information

The city of Ibadan, the capital of the Western Region, an old garrison town now noted for its modern University College and teaching hospital, is one of the largest cities in Africa, and lies approximately 145 kilometres north of Lagos.


History Information

The Ibadan, Calabar, Lokoja and Zaria War Memorials were erected by public subscription to commemorate the war dead of the different units of the Nigeria Regiment. The Ibadan Memorial commemorates 360 Commonwealth soldiers of the 4th Bn. Nigeria Regiment who lost their lives during the 1914-1918 War. It comprises a clock tower, located near the railway station in the centre of the city of Ibadan. The names of the dead are recorded on bronze tablets, one of which bears the inscription: "IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, BRITISH N.C. OFFICERS, NATIVE N.C.O.s AND MEN OF THE 4TH BN. NIGERIA REGT. WHO FELL IN THE CAMEROON CAMPAIGN 1914-1916 AND THE EAST AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1916-1918."

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