Vintage Ww1 1st Day Somme Casualty Army Memorial Death Plaque Medal 2nd London R
First World War 1st Day of the Somme Casualty Death Plaque for 4304 Private Henry Edward Hunt, Late 2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in Action on the 1st July 1916. Remembered with honour Gommecourt Cemetery. This plaque has been cross referenced with the award roll showing this to be correct Henry Edward Hunt for the 2nd London Regiment. The round bronze Memorial Plaque is 120mm in diameter. It shows Britannia and a lion on the front and bears the inscription: "He died for freedom and honour". The full name of the dead soldier is engraved on the right hand side of the plaque. No rank, unit or decorations are shown, befitting the equality of the sacrifice made by all casualties. The shape and appearance of the plaque earned it nicknames such as the "Dead Man's Penny", the "Death Penny", and the "Widow's Penny". Please view our guide on spotting fake militaria. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year, details of which can be found on our website. Items are accurately described & photographed.
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We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item "VINTAGE WW1 1ST DAY SOMME CASUALTY ARMY MEMORIAL DEATH PLAQUE MEDAL 2ND LONDON R" is in sale since Saturday, October 22, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)". The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Authenticity: Original
- Campaign: World War I
- Era: 1920s
- Country: Australia
- Product Type: Medals