WW1 Death Plaque – Sydney Howard Anthony
100% Genuine & original
Unique name believed to be :
Service No: 15052
Date of Death: 04/12/1916 Killed in Action
Age: 21 born: 23/9/1895
Born: Tidenham, Glos
Regiment/Service: Welsh Regiment.
Battalion: 6th Battalion. formerly 1st Battalion. Monmouthshire Regiment
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Grave Reference: VI. I. 5.
Cemetery: DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL Additional Information:
Son of Henry (born 1867) and Harriet Anthony (born 1860), of The Old Hill, Tutshill, Chepstow.
Sisters: Jessie Mary (born1893) ,
Brothers: Aubrey R (born 1891), Harold Edward (born1894-1963)
and Alic Percy (born 1900)
The Bronze Memorial Plaque was issued to the next of kin of servicemen/women who had fallen in the Great War.
Measures 121mm (4.76”) diameter, cast in bronze incorporating the following:
Brittania holding a Laurel Wreath in her left hand and a Trident in her right hand.
An imperial lion.
2 dolphins representing Britain's sea power.
The emblem of Imperial Germany's eagle being torn to pieces by another lion.
A rectangle containing the serviceman/womans name.
No rank was given as it was intended to show equality in their sacrifice.
Around the edge of the plaque inscribed " He/She Died For Freedom And Honour"
These plaques are sometimes referred to as –
DEAD MANS PENNY, MEMORIAL PLAQUE , WIDOWS PENNY ,
DEATH PENNY , DEATH PLAQUE .
WW1 Death Plaque - Anthony - Sydney Howard Anthony
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