WW1 Death Plaque – Leslie Robert Joseph Robinson
100% genuine. Unique name
Front has been polished.

Rank: Private
Born: 23/6/1896 in Pimlico, London
Service No: PO/1485(S)
Date of Death: 03/09/1918 Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Battalion: 1st R.M. Battalion. R.N. Div.
Grave Reference: III. F. 17.
Cemetery: BAC-DU-SUD-BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL  
2nd RM Battalion. Draft for BEF 21/11/16 PO/1485/S)
Father, Joseph, 31 Queens Rd., Erith, Kent.
Mother: Eliza Anne
Brothers: Norman Percy and Stanley Gordon
Sister: Nora Isabella
1911 living at: 63 Lower Road, Oxford Terrace, Belevdere, Kent

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 - Robinson - Leslie Robert Joseph Robinson

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