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HI NICK, THE MEDAL WAS GIVEN BY THE HONG KONG COMMUNITY TO THREE HUNDRED MEN OF THE SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY.AND FIFTY MEMBERS OF THE NAVY AND ROYAL ENGINEERS,ALSO TO MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL POLICE.IT IS NOT ALLOWED TO BE WORN IN UNIFORM,AS IT NOT A SERVICE MEDAL.APPROX.40 MEDALS WERE GIVEN IN GOLD TO OFFICERS. A FEW CIVILIAN OFFICIALS AND POSSIBLY,A FEW NURSING SISTERS.THE BUBONIC PLAGE LASTED FROM 5TH TO 3RD SEPTEMBER,1894 WHEN HONG KONG WAS DECLARED FREE. HOPE THIS MAY HELP YOU PAUL

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On 03/07/2004 at 22:28, Nick said:

Here is an interesting medal anyone know how many were issued and exactly who they were awarded to ?

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Hello Nick

Who is the medal named to 

thanks Philip

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