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Officer’s Peninsula Gold Cross

Schools Waterloo 200
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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 13 Mar 2015

This splendid medal, in solid gold, honours the service of high-ranking officers who led the British Army during the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal. The Peninsula Gold Cross was awarded to Lieutenant Colonels and above for service in the Spanish Peninsula in1806-1814.

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Thanks to Apsley House

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