WW1 Death Plaque – James Goodsir Lonie
100% genuine and original. Unique Name.
Service No: 217716
Date of Death: 04/11/1917
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, Royal Field Horse
Battery: 58th Battery. 290th Bde.
Died of Wounds
Residence: Leith, Midlothian
Theatre of war : France & Flanders
Grave Reference: P. III. N. 1B.
Cemetery: ST.SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lonie, of 260, Ferry Rd., Edinburgh.
1901 lived at 12 Noble Place, Leith, Midlothian
Sisters: Jane S,
Brothers: John C, William and David
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 - Lonie - James Goodsir Lonie
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