United Kingdom: China War Medal 1842

Ribbon: Red with yellow edges.

Instituted: October 1842 as an Honorable East India Company medal, adopted by the British Government in 1843.

Awarded: For participation in the 'Opium War' between 5 July 1840 and 29 August 1842.

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