King's Medal, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, awarded to Gentlemen Cadet Hubert John Daniell, 1906
This gold medal bears a portrait bust of King Edward VII wearing the uniform of a General Officer. The recipient's name is engraved around the rim. Daniell was commissioned in January 1907, served with 20th Duke of Cambridge's Own Infantry (Brownlow's Punjabis) and died as a prisoner of war after the Siege of Kut (1915-1916) during World War One.
The King's/Queen's Medal is awarded to the Officer Cadet who gains the highest scores in military, practical and academic studies at Sandhurst.
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