Shot at Dawn, Bedford House Cemetery

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Shot at Dawn, Bedford House Cemetery

Held within one’s mind

until beyond forever

“Gift of Life” they gave.

Private Frederick Turner, 6th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, executed for desertion 23/10/17, aged 31. Enclosure No.4. Plot IV. A. 18.

The Shot at Dawn Memorial is a British Monument at the National Memorial Arboretum near Alrewas, in Staffordshire, UK. It memorializes the 306 British and Commonwealth soldiers executed after courts-martial for cowardice or desertion during World War I.

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