China War Medal 1900

A British campaign medal issued to British and Indian land and sea troops who served during the Boxer Rebellion in China: 10 June – 31 December, 1900. The ribbon is crimson with wide yellow edges. A total of three clasps were issued. These included the Relief of Pekin clasp which was awarded to British and Indian Army personnel and to men of the Royal Navy involved in the relief of the Legations in Peking, between 10 June and 14 August 1900. They were either part of the international relief force or Vice Admiral Edward Seymour’s Naval Brigade.