WILLIAM LOWRY BERKELEY
AN IRISHMAN KILLED IN FRANCE
24 APRIL 1917
The heavy bronze (120mm diameter) Memorial Plaque, or "Death Penny" awarded in honour of W.L. BERKELEY.
3rd Regiment (Transvaal & Rhodesia Regt.)
The dreaded "KILLED IN ACTION" rubber stamp
on Berkley's medal index card.
Lance Corporal William Lowry Berkeley
Originally from Belfast, Ireland.
Died in 1917, age 24, on foreign soil whilst fighting on the side of
his newly adopted country, South Africa.
Killed during the 2nd Battle of the Scarpe.
He lay buried in