WWI Death Penny

Photo:similar to the Dedman penny

similar to the Dedman penny

Alfred Dedman

By Janet Penn

The plaque or 'Dead Man's Penny' was issued to Alfred's family as it was to other next of kin to British and Empire service personnel who were killed as a result WWI.

Alfred died of his wounds on the 30th November 1917. He was wounded during the battle of Cambrai (20th Nov to 6th Dec 1917).

This page was added by Janet Penn on 07/08/2014.