WW1 Bronze Death Plaque in the name of George Valentine Vox Beadle.
Unique Name. 100% Original. Full Size. Nice Collectable Condition.
Rank: Private Regiment/Service: London Regiment Unit Text: 24th Battalion. Age: 23
Date of Death: 20/06/1917 How died: Died from Wounds
Service No: 722152
Son of Mrs. A. Beadle, of 4, Great Bland St., Great Dover St., Borough, London. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 164. Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Address : 2 Great Bland Street. Great Dover Street. Borough, London.
Father: Robert Father’s Occupation: Brewery Labourer - Worker
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 - Beadle - George Valentine Vox Beadle
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