Sculpture of Asoro--detail of fallen British soldiers


This file appears in: Ring Road, Benin City, Nigeria
Sculpture of Asoro--detail of fallen British soldiers
©Kathy Curnow

According to Sir Reginald Bacon, a participant in the so-called British Punitive Expedition, only 7 Britons died in the assault on Benin: 3 at Sakpoba along the Jamieson River and 5 in Benin itself, with an additional 32 wounded.


This file appears in: Ring Road, Benin City, Nigeria