Medals of the Peninsular War

It is sometimes important to remember those that fell in past conflicts. This PDF is a section of the 1949 Hawk Journal and is a fascinating read.

It starts like this:

The Peninsular Battle Honours of the 14th/20th King’s Hussars: Douro, Talavera, Fuentes D’Onor, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Orthes, Peninsula (14th Light Dragoons) and Vimiera, Peninsula (20th Light Dragoons) are well known to all, but few realize that the bars (or clasps) of the medals commemorating important actions, given for the Peninsular War do not coincide with the battle honours.

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