WW1 Death Plaque – Archibald James Payne.
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class. Regiment/Service: Royal Navy. Unit Text: H.M.S "Pembroke"
Date of Death: 10/02/17. Service No: K/39110. Casualty Type: B. 52.
Father: George grocer assistant. From Horton, Bucks Address - 52- 54 North Street, Leighton Buzzard.
Mother : Mary A from Lindale, Bucks.
Brothers: (4) Harry G, Percy D, Leslie and Bernard C
Sisters : (1) Beatrice M,
Listed in “Leighton Buzzard “ Roll of Honour. PAYNE - Archibald James
Stoker 2nd Class, K/39110, H.M.S. "Pembroke", Royal Navy. Died on Saturday 10th February 1917. Son of H G Payne of 54 North Street, Leighton Buzzard. Buried in LEIGHTON-LINSLADE CEMETERY, Leighton Buzzard. Grave B. 52.
"THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE LEIGHTON BUZZARD MEN WHO FELL IN DEFENCE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY, 1914 - 1919."
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 - Payne - Archibald James Payne
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