Medal for Battle of Yatay

URY019  Medalla por la victoria de Yatay

  • Medal instituted on 30 September 1865.
  • Medal awarded to officers and mans of the Triple Alliance troops taking part in the Battle of Yatay on 17 August 1865.
  • Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • Battle of Yatay - was fought between the troops of the Triple Alliance and the soldiers of Paraguay near Paso de los Libres.