WW1 Death Plaque – David James Reed
100 % Genuine & original. Unique name
Believed to be:
Service No: 662
Date of Death: 06/10/1916 of Wounds
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion: 16th Battalion.
Theatre of War: France & Flanders
Born: South Shields
Grave Reference: IV. A. 62.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Husband of Annie.(nee Davison) (Reed) Stanley (formerly Reed), of 37, St. George's Terrace, Bell's Close, Scotswood-on-Tyne.
Father: David (born 1854)
Mother: Mary J (born 1953)
Brothers: John (born 1873), Walter (born 1881) and Thomas W (born 1889)
Sisters: Margaret (born 1883)
Half Siblings: Mother: Isabella Reed (born 1854)
Half Brothers: Adam Turnbull (born 1881-1954), Emanuel (born 1884), John W (born 1889)
Half Sisters: Rachel (born 1886)
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, 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 - Reed - David James Reed
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