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An 1842 China War Medal to the 98th Regiment of Foot

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An 1842 China War Medal to the 98th Regiment of Foot

An 1842 China War Medal to the 98th Regiment of Foot - (JOHN LISTER, 98th REGIMENT FOOT.). Naming is officially impressed, inverted. Replacement suspension, edge nicks and wear, bruised, very fine. Footnote: The 98th Regiment of Foot had thirteen men killed and only one wounded in action, probably during the final advance on Nanking. Fifty men died of cholera and over two hundred were unfit for service. A move to Hong Kong followed, with over five hundred dying and sick.   
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