Cross from the grave of Sergeant R S Davies DCM, 17 Battalion AIF

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Accession Number RELAWM15290
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Tin, Wood
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: Western Front 1918
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Roughly made wooden cross with a central tin plaque.

History / Summary

This wooden cross was a temporary marker for the grave of Sergeant Reginald Sydney Davies, DCM and Medaille Militaire. He was killed in action at Wiancourt, France on the 3rd of October 1918. Today he is buried in a small war cemetery at Montbrehain in France. The name on the cross has been incorrectly spelt as 'Davis'.