Bronze Next of Kin Memorial Plaque

/Bronze Next of Kin Memorial Plaque

Bronze Next of Kin Memorial Plaque

Bronze Next of Kin Memorial Plaque which was issued to the families of British Forces casualties during World War 1 (1914-18). This particular plaque was issued to the family of John O’Keefe. These objects became known as the Dead Man’s Penny, or Widow’s Penny. Around the edge of the plaque are the words ‘He died for freedom and honour’.

Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection

Location: Storage

Photo: Colm Hogan

2017-09-19T09:58:36+01:00

MUSEUM OPENING TIMES

Galway City Museum will reopen Tuesday 1st December 2020 on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm, Tuesday to Saturday.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked on this website by clicking ‘BOOK TICKET’ on the website homepage. 
 
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