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Slesvig Commemorative Medal of 1920


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good morning! The Danish Plebiscite Medal of 1920, according to available information:

The Medal was awarded to the British and French army and naval forces under the command of Vice Admiral T.D.L. Sheppard that occupied the Duchy during the plebiscite to ensure a fair and free election. These comprised the British 1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters and the French 22nd Battalion, Chasseurs Alpin commanded by Colonel Paul-Louis-René-Antoine de Soyer, the crews of HMS Carysfort, HMS Seawolf, HMS Sesame and HM Tug St. Anne, together with elements from the Royal Army Service Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps, Naval Supply Office and a military hospital".

 

if we count the battalions of 800 people, and the crews of ships of 300, then we get about 2500 cavaliers, although I saw a statement on one of the sites that there are only 550 medals.
is there any other information on the number of awards?

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According to Stevnsborg "Kongeriget Danmarks Ordener, Medaljer og Hæderstegn" a total of 2995 medals were struck (about 2990 awarded).

Edited by Great Dane
Corrected the awarded number
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