Ref NoD1884/1/2
TitleBronze memorial plaque commemorating Joseph Arthur Hodgkiss
Date1919
DescriptionThe medallion, issued to next-of-kin of service personnel killed as a result of the First World War, is also known as a 'Dead Man's Penny'.

This medallion is one of the early batch of medallions made at the Memorial Plaque Factory in Acton, London, which began production in 1919. Later medallions had a number stamped on the lion's back leg.

Available on CD, CD316.
Extent1 item
CopiesA digital copy of this item can be viewed on the public computers at the record office.
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TermFirst World War (1914-1918)
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