Cross for Escape of Sappers


Cruz de Distinción de la Fuga de Zapadores

  • Cross instituted on 1 October 1817.
  • Cross awarded to brave men from Engineers School in Alcala de Henares city under command of Don Jose Veguer, who escaped with its flag and equipment before the imminent French occupation in 1808.
  • La Fuga de los Zapadores.

 

 

Peninsular War awards