Philippine Campaign Medal 1896-1898
Contributed by Martin Wagner

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This is the Philippine Campaign Medal. This medal was given to Spanish troops (regulars) who participated in the Philippine campaigns of 1896-98. The image is that of the king of Spain, Alfonse XIII. The inscription reads "Alfonso XIII Al Ejercito de Filipinas" or Alfonse XIII, Campaigns in the Philippines." The bars on this medal indicate that the soldier who received this medal participated in actions on Luzón, Mindanao and Jolo.



Bibliography:

1898 Los documentos de Puerto Rico - Medallas del 98


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