WW1 Death Plaque named to PERCY EDGAR RICHARDSON

There are 2 small threaded holes on the rear for mounting Good condition,no corrosion etc.

Rank: Private Regiment/Service: East Surrey Regiment - Unit Text: 7th Battalion. Age: 20 Date of Death: 13/10/1915 Service No: 173
Born: Herne Hill, Surrey. Enlisted: Kingston, Surrey. Residence : Clapham, Surrey.
How Died: Killed in action. Theatre of war: France & Flanders.

Address: I Furmage Street, Wandsworth, London

Additional information: Son of Harry and Isabelle Richardson of 156 St James Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. His brother Robert Stanley (number 24042) also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 65 to 67. Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Father’s name : Harry Father’s occupation : Carpenter – worker, Mayfield. East Sussex.
Mother’s name : Isabelle –
Brothers: Albert, Robert and William
Sisters :Beatrice, Gertrude, Louisa and Minnie.

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 - Richardson - Percy Edgar Richardson

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