Grave of Rorke’s Drift hero finally marked with headstone 113 years after his death

Swansea Monumental Masons, Nurse and Payne of Fforestfach, have honoured Private Connolly by supplying and placing a headstone on his grave free of charge.

A re-dedication of the grave of Private Connolly took place at Danygraig Cemetery in Port Tennant on Wednesday, January 23, Swansea, 140 years since the battle of Rorke’s Drift.

A Regimental Goat and Bugler of The Royal Welsh were in attendance.

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