WWI Framed Memorial Death Tile 1917 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

WWI Framed Memorial Death Tile 1917 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Code: DA21325

Dimensions:

W: 20cm (7.9")H: 27cm (10.6")D: 1.8cm (0.7")

£465.00 Approx $588.61, €542.59

A rare and unusual framed WWI memorial pottery death plaque for Private Peter McEwan of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 14th Battalion dating from late 1917 or early 1918. Private Peter McEwan served in France and died on 26th November 1917. The rectangular tile shaped plaque is beautifully produced and is printed in colors adorned by two angels and reading HE DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY - LIBERTY AND PEACE FOR POSTERITY- IN GLORIOUS HONORED AND AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF - PRIVATE PETER McEWAN ARGYLES & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS - IN MEMORIAM - WHO FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY FOUGHT FOR HONOUR AND RELIGION WROUGHT AND DIED AS A TRUE PATRIOT OUGHT with the list of countries making up the combined forces of the Allies who fought against the Germans. The plaque is framed.

In good condition with some surface glaze crazing, with a slighty more pronounced surface hairline running partially across the centre.


Origin : United Kingdom
Manufacture Date : 1917
Materials : , Pottery