WW1 Death Plaque – George Malner with Sleeve
100% genuine Unique name
Have been highly polished
Service No: 114604
Date of Birth: 22/5/1891
Date of Death: 02/06/1916
Born: Charnsworth, Poland,at the battle of Mount Sorrell. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial;
Regiment/Service: 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion
Panel Reference: Panel 30, 32.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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 - Malner - George Malner
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