Messina Earthquake Medal, 1908.


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Issued to 481 Royal Marines and 3463 Royal Navy personnel who landed at Messina /Callabria in 1908 and took part in the rescue of the survivors of which the earthquake had killed 160,000 persons.

See the book by Wilson & Perkins Angels in Blue Jackets for a list of the ships and men who took part.