HC Deb 16 July 1858 vol 151 c1606

said, he wished to inquire of the Secretary of Sate for War when the Medal promised by the Turkish Government is likely to be distributed to the Officers and Men who served in the Crimean Campaign?


said, that two years ago the Turkish Government promised a medal to the soldiers engaged during the Crimean war. That promise was afterwards extended to the Navy and to the Turkish Contingent. He believed it would require 70,000 medals to provide for the Army, and 99,000 including the Navy and Turkish Contingent. These medals had not yet arrived, but as soon as they did they would be distributed.

On the Motion that the House at rising adjourn till Monday,