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Memorial plaque; Buckingham Palace; c.1919; 2002_144

Memorial plaque; Buckingham Palace; c.1919; 2002_144
Name/Title
Memorial plaque
About this object
A bronze Memorial Plaque given to the family of 31726 Pte. Thomas Cook Sheppard. Accompanying this was a card envelope and letter from Buckingham Palace reading, 'I join with my grateful people in sending you this memorial of a brave life given for others in the Great War. George R.I.'.
Date Made
c.1919
Place Made
New Zealand
Medium and Materials
bronze
Measurements
12cm diameter
Subject and Association Description
Bronze Memorial Plaque WW1
Credit Line
Mary Garmson Estate
Object Type
plaque
Object number
2002_144

Tags

British Empire
Dead man's Penny
death penny
memorial plaque
Pte. 31726 Thomas Cook Sheppard
WW1


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