Léon Pilon
Nile River Voyageur

Campaign Medals Awarded to the Nile Expedition Members
Campagne medals for participation in the Nile Expedition, 1884-1885 These are the campaign medals that would have been awarded to participants in the Nile Expedition of 1884-1885.  On the left is the Egypt medals given by the British government.  On the right is the Khedive's Star, awarded by the Egyptian Khedive (essentially the king of Egypt).