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Joseph Robert (Bob) Armstrong Lyons - Section 27

This section contains one photo of the Memorial Plaque issued to Robert Lyons' wife and a copy of the accompanying letter.

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Memorial Plaque for Robert Lyons

The Memorial Plaque was a large bronze medallion given to the next of kin of all British and Empire service personnel who were killed as a result of the First World War. It acquired the nick name "Dead Man's Penny".

Ref. Number:  18-5 (9-7-1.0)
Image Information:  Digital photo of original artifacts
Source:  Terry McCully Collection, Calgary, Alberta
 


Memorial Plaque Letter

Letter from King George V that accompanied the presentation of the Memorial Plaque.

Ref. Number:  18-5 (9-7-2.0)
Image Information:  Scan of original document
Source:  Terry McCully Collection, Calgary, Alberta
 

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