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Memorial Stones at Elvas | by Lord Wellington1815
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Memorial Stones at Elvas

Elvas is now famous for its military cemetery . Set up in 1904 by relatives of Major-General Daniel Hoghton who died at Albuera in his FIRST action of that war.

 

The cemetary has been utilised since as a place for memorials placed by the various regiments

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Cemetery_Elvas

 

Peninsular War 1808 - 1814

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Taken on May 14, 2011