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Lord Kitchener, 1st Earl, 1850-1916. Death Memorial. Engraved Penny Brooch, 1916

Lord Kitchener, 1st Earl, 1850-1916. Death Memorial Coin Brooch. Engraved And Gilt Penny, 1916.

 

Lord Kitchener, 1st Earl, 1850-1916. Death Memorial Engraved Penny, 1916. Kitchener was a senior British Army Officer and colonial administrator. Prominent for imperial campaigns and central role in the early part of the First World War. Kitchener died, as this penny commemorates, on 5 June 1916. He was making his way to Russia on HMS Hampshire to attend negotiations with Tsar Nicholas II when in bad weather the ship struck a German mine off Orkney, Scotland. 737 died, including himself.

 

In very nice condition and state of preservation.

Lord Kitchener, 1st Earl, 1850-1916. Death Memorial. Engraved Penny Brooch, 1916

£200.00Price
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