United Kingdom: Hong Kong Plague Medal 1894

Ribbon: Red with a double yellow edge stripe.

Instituted: 1894 by the community of Hong Kong.

Awarded: To those who volunteered their help during a serious outbreak of bubonic plague in the Colony, May-September 1894. Military recipients were not permitted wear it in uniform.

Grades: 2 (Gold and Silver Medals). The Gold Medal was awarded to senior individuals, the rest received the Silver Medal.

Gold Medal Gold Medal, Obverse Gold Medal, Reverse
Silver Medal Silver Medal, Obverse Silver Medal, Reverse
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Page last updated: 9 July 2017