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Memorial plaque to Private Robin Martin, Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 1918 (c)

Private Martin died as a prisoner of war in Germany on 23 June 1918, aged 24 years old. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records the location of Martin's grave at the Berlin South-Western Cemetery.

The memorial plaque incorporates a World War One commemorative medallion and certificate. The circular, bronze medallion was issued to the next-of-kin of personnel who died as a result of the conflict and became known as the 'Dead Man's Penny'.

From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-04-804-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Society gallery

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2001-04-804-1