Newfoundland At Armageddon

MEMORIAL PLAQUE - DEAD MAN’S PENNY

At the end of the war, families of deceased soldiers received a memorial plaque, also known as a « Dead Man's Penny » or a « Widow's Penny ». The document below confirms that the memorial plaque, issued in the memory of John Shiwak, was in fact received by his father who bears the same name.

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Source : http://www.rnr.therooms.ca/soldier_files/Shiwak_John_rnr-0263.pdf