engraved on reverse (L.Heale). Good very fine. (1)
Medals were awarded to the nursing staff who served in the town during the epedemic. many were presented by the Major of the town at a special ceremony held at the Museum and Technical School on Wednesday 8th December 1897, an account of the presentation being given in the South Eastern Gazette of 14th December 1897. Some 700 people attended the presentation, including members of the Town Council, Magistrates and Clergy and other dignateries.