WW1 Death Plaque – Charles Pearson Plows
Unique name. 100% genuine Narrow H
Some pages of enlistment
Service No: 200089
Date of Death: 12/10/1918
Killed in Action Age: 30
Born: (b 1889-1918) Tadcaster, Yorks
Enlisted: Tadcaster, Yorks 29/3/1912
Theatre of War: France & Flanders
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Battalion: 1st/5th Battalion.
Panel Reference: Panel 4.
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:Husband of Edith Plows (nee Shaw), of 3, Townend St., Kirkstall Rd., Leeds.
Spelt “Plowes” in Soldiers Died
Children: Walter (b1913) and Mary (b1911)
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 - Plows - Charles Pearson Plows
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