William Walker - Memorial

Sgt. William Walker – Memorial Plaque

Memorial Plaque: large circular disk with figure of Britannia, lion and dolphins; Has manufacturer’s stamp on the reverse, W; Lot number between the lions rear leg and tail, 36. The Memorial Plaque was sent to the widow, mother or designated next of kin for a soldier killed in action. It would be accompanied by a Silver Memorial Cross and a letter of Condolence from the King.

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Also know as the “Dead Man’s Penny” or “Death Penny”
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Walker, William, Sgt, 27686
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