Al Valore Militaire 'Spedizione D'Oriente, 'F.G.' marks, Crimea award
Duval J.P. Capn, 2. Zouaves
The regiment was distinguished at the battle of Inkermann, where the 2nd Regiment along with the Algerian Tirailleurs were of great assistance to the British troops and also at the battle of Cernaia where the Zouaves fought with the Italian Bersaglieri. Also served at the battle of Alma and played a crucial role and the seizure, after a long siege, of the stronghold of Malakov. The regiment sailed for Algeria in 1856 and later fought in the Italian Wars in 1859 and were distinguished at the battle of Magenta.'