WW1 Death Plaque - Joseph William Lancett
100% Genuine and original
Have been polished.
Unique Name Believed to be :
Service No: 241266
Date of Death: 27/03/1918 Killed in Action
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion: 9th Battalion (Tyneside Pioneers).
Born: 1888 in Great Alne, Warwickshire.
Enlisted: Lamberth, London
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Panel Reference: Panel 16 to 18.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL
Son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Lancett, of 76, Lord St., North Shore, Blackpool.
In 1911 he was living at 24 Jevons Road, Roseville, Corsley, Staffs.
His occupation was an Assistant Grocer.
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 - Lancett - Joseph William Lancett
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