WW1 Death Plaque – Albert Amison
100 % genuine. Unique name
Rank : Serjeant
Service No: 597
Date of Death: 27/09/1916
Born: 1894 Stoke-on-Trent
Killed in Action
Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion: 2nd/1st North Midland Battery. (Staffs) Heavy Bde.
Born: Blurton, Staffs
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Grave Reference : IV. P. 5.
Cemetery: HEBUTERNE MILITARY CEMETERY
Father Issac Amison (1858- 24/1/1900) employed as a potters ovenman, had 2 wives.
Married Wife 1 Emily Lamb (1856-1888) 12 Sep 1880 had 5 children – Annie (14/6/1881), Harry , Beatrice (1886), Colin (1887-1889) and Margaret (1888-1888 (3 months).
Married Wife 2 Emily Bradshaw nee Challiner (1849- ) Oct 1892 - had 1 child Albert
1901 – lived at Longton, Staffordshire, England
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 –
DEADMANS PENNY, MEMORIAL PLAQUE , WIDOWS PENNY ,
DEATH PENNY , DEATH PLAQUE .
WW1 Death Plaque - Amison - Albert Amison
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