Commorative medallion, about 1919

Commorative medallion, about 1919

Museum ID: WNDRB : 1018.79.2

Bronze medallion awarded to the parents of Cyril Arthur Ashman, one of two bronze memorial medallions awarded after World War 1 for the deaths of their sons Henry Douglas Ashman died and Cyril Arthur Ashman. Design on front is of Britannia standing and lion, inscribed 'He died for freedom and honour', with the name of the person for whom it was awarded. These medallions were nicknamed 'The Dead Man's Penny'

Measurements: 120 x 120


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