WW1 Death Plaque – Sydney Ernest Jowlings
Unique name. 100% genuine
Service No: 29760 Born: 17th.February 1894.
Date of Death: 22/11/1917 Died of wounds at the 5th C.C. Station in France – age 23.
Born: Hethel, Norfolk Enlisted: Norwich
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Regiment/Service:Norfolk Regiment Battalion: 7th Battalion.
Grave Reference: II. G. 16.
Cemetery: TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Father: Ernest R Jowlings – Farmer- Potash Farm, Hethel
1911 Census – Sydney was a Butchers apprentice.
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 - Jowlings - Sydney Ernest Jowlings
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