Bennet Burleigh

Bennet Burleigh

Death 1914 (aged 74–75)
Burial Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey, England
Plot 105
Memorial ID 38121417 · View Source
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Burleigh fought in the American Civil War and was twice sentenced to death but each time he escaped. He was a correspondent for Central News during the Egyptian campaign in 1882 and was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir. During the next phase of the Egyptian campaign he was a correspondent for the "Daily Telegraph" and remained with this paper until his death. He also covered the Ashanti expedition, the Atbara expedition, the Egyptian War (1896-98), the Boer War (1899-1902) and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5).


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  • Created by: P J Barnes
  • Added: 9 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38121417
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bennet Burleigh (1839–1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 38121417, citing Brookwood Cemetery, Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey, England ; Maintained by P J Barnes (contributor 46991204) .