Jellalabad Medals

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Jellalabad Medal
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Ribbon bar of the medal[1]
Awarded by Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg British East India Company
Country  United Kingdom
Type Campaign Medal
Campaign(s) First Anglo-Afghan War
Established 30 April 1842

The Jellalabad Medal, a campaign medal issued by the British East India Company, was established by the Governor-General of India George Eden on 30 April 1842. The medal was awarded for the defence of Jalalabad, to the troops under the command of Sir Robert Sale from 12 November 1841 to 16 April 1842.[2]


  1. ^ Joslin, Litherland and Simpkin. British Battles and Medals. p. 272 ribbon chart. Published Spink, London. 1988. 
  2. ^ "Jellalabad Medal (1st issue), awarded to Pvt. Joseph Walker, 1842". Watson Medals Catalogue. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Retrieved 18 March 2011.