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A bronze Memorial Plaque showing a robed and helmeted Britannia standing behind a lion. Britannia is holding a trident in one hand and a wreath in the other. Two dolphins are also pictured on the plaque and a small scene of a lion pouncing on an eagle features near the bottom. " HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR " is marked around the edge of this scene. " WILLIAM CHARLES / HAMBLYN " is also marked in a rectangular frame on the plaque. " ECRP" is marked in small letters near the lion's front paw.
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More than 1 million of these plaques were issued to commemorate men and women who died on 'active service' between 4 August 1914 and 10 January 1920.
Accession No
A91.269

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