WW1 Death Plaque – Andrew Charles Byles
Unique name. 100% genuine
Complete with Sleeve and his Victory Medal named to Pte. A C Byles RAMC
Plaque nicely toned and medal in good condition . Comes with some copies of his service records.
Service No: 72292
Date of Death: 10/05/1917
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
13th Field Ambulance.
Born: Northampton, Northants
Enlisted:21/10/15 Northampton, Northants
Killed In Action
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Grave Reference: I. C. 12.
Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY
Son of Mrs. Jane Byles, of 34, Oliver St., Kingsley Park, Northampton, and the late Charles William Byles.
Sisters: Emily S, Rosa F and Minnie A
Brothers: Ernest Albert and Frederick Henry
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, weighing approx 333 grams, 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 - Byles - Andrew Charles Byles with Medal
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