WW1 Death Plaque – Wallace Alvey
100% Genuine & original
Unique name   believed to be:
Rank: Private
Number : 40507 (formerly 6536)
Died 31/7/1917  Born 1886
Regiment: Lincolnshire  2nd. Battalion
Born: Nottingham
Married: 1911 Emma Cobley. He worked for the Post Office
Father: Samuel (b1859 – 1936)
Mother : Harriett (nee Mitchell Smith) (b 1855 – 1945)
Brothers: Samuel (b 1884-1916) K I A Died 7/7/1916 Somme number 15772, Northumberland Fusilier.
Dennis (b 1894-),
Charles Ralph (born 1898-),
Owen Birchby (b 1891- 23/10/1916) Canadian Infantry, number 192985 and Walter Curran (b1900 – 1985)
 
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 - Alvey - Wallace Alvey

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