Bronze plaque: Colonel Arthur Willoughby George Lowry Cole (1860-1915)
Coins and medals
1914 - 1918
21 mm (Diameter)Order this image
Florence Court, County Fermanagh (Accredited Museum)
This item is a British Next of Kin Memorial Plaque, also known as a 'death penny', given to the families of servicemen and women killed or missing in the Great War. They were minted in 1919 and 1.25 million were made. This one refers to Arthur Cole, who died aged 54 of wounds received in France, and is buried there. He was a Brigadier General and member of the General Staff, and grandson of General Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole.
Small plaque, bronze, inscribed around edge, He Died For Freedom And Honour; on inset plaque, Arthur Willoughby George Lowry Cole.
Marks and inscriptions
Arthur Willoughby George Lowry Cole