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[Crimea Medals awarded]

Source: The Illustrated London News, Nov. 10, 1855, p.562

The invalids at the Invalid Dépôt, Chatham, were paraded on Monday morning, before the barracks at Brompton, by Staff-Captain G. Rand, and Lieutenant Adjutant Pope, in consequence of their having received information, that the Commandant would be present to present Crimea medals to those invalids whose names had been sent down from the Horse Guards, as being entitled to receive them for the actions they were in—viz., Alma, Balaclava; and Inkerman. Out of the whole number assembled there were only fourteen men who answered to their names, and their medals were presented to them by Colonel Eden.