WW1 Death Plaque – Alexander Brodie
100% Genuine and original
Unique name  believed to be :
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 2740
Date of Death: 15/07/1916  Killed in Action
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Battalion: 9th (Glasgow Highlands.) Battalion.
Enlisted: Glasgow
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15 C.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIA   
Father: Charles


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 - Brodie - Alexander Brodie

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