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From the introductory to British War Medals and Other Decorations.
The Author's object in the following pages is not to tell over again the many victories which have been won by British arms since medals were first awarded; but simply to notice the medals themselves, descriptively, with regard to classification, and according to the following arrangement:—
Medals or honorary distinctions, granted to British soldiers by Charles I. and the Protector. The Peninsular Medal. Waterloo. Medals given for Actions and Campaigns in India, closing with the Mutiny, 1857-8, including the H. E. I. Co.'s
Medals to Native Troops. The China Wars of 1842 and 1860. The Kaffir War. The Crimean Campaign. Medals for long service, meritorious and distinguished conduct.
Medals awarded to Militia and Volunteers.
Miscellaneous Military Medals.
Medals granted for Naval service during the Protectorate.
Nile and Trafalgar Medals.
Earl St. Vincent's Medal.
Medals for Long Service, Meritorious Service, Conspicuous Gallantry, &c.
The Sultan's Medal—Syria, 1840.
For Arctic Discovery.
The Eussian War, 1854-5.
China, 1842 and 1857-60.
The Sultan's Gold Medal for "Egypt, 1801," awarded to officers of both services. List of Medals awarded under the Gazette notice of 1st June, 1847.