HC Deb 25 March 1858 vol 149 c712

said, he would request that an answer might be given to the question which he addressed to the Secretary for War some days ago—whether a medal was to be given to those engaged in the siege of Delhi as well as those employed in the defence and relief of Lucknow.


Sir, I have great pleasure in informing the House that Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to direct that a medal shall be given to all the troops engaged in the suppression of the mutiny in India, with the addition of a clasp to the captors of Delhi, and another to the defenders and relievers of Lucknow.