Cast iron memorial war plaque for the ‘Deutsche Legion’ (Kings German Legion), which was formed in 1803 to fight in the Napoleonic Wars. Measures: 178 x 110 mm. A relief sculpture of a horse rearing above a defeated enemy – the fallen man has lifted his shield to protect himself from the horse’s hooves. The two are situated on a base that displays the Legion’s motto "Nec Aspera Terrent" above 1803-1816.
The plaque is signed by H. Wedemeyer (1927, H. Wedemeyer, by Lauchhammer). kgl.jpg