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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 base of the plaque. " He Died for Freedom and Honour " is embossed around the edge. " Frederick / William Watson " is also embossed in a rectangular frame on the plaque. " ECHP " is embossed near the lion's front paw.
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This memorial plaque was issued to the family of 2nd Lieutenant Frederick William Watson. 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.
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