Description: Medal index cards were created by the Army Medal Office towards the end of the First World War. They record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim.
Title: DSO : Pupils at the United Services College 1874 - 1911
Description: Brigadier General Herbert Edward John BRAKE CB CMG DSO United Services College 1879.3 - 1882.1
He was born 9th February 1866. Son of Surgeon General J. BRAKE IMS . Royal Artillery 1886. Central Africa 1898. Mentioned in Despatches DSO 1899. Raised & Commanded 2nd Battalion King's African Rifles 1899 - 1902. Ashanti 1900. Mention in Despatches West Africa 1901. In Command of Gambia Expedition Mention in Despatches CB. Commandant of Local Forces & Inspector- General of Constabulary Trinidad & Tobago 1902 - 1907. Great War; France & Flanders Mention in Despatches Brevet colonel 1916. CMG 1918. Died 4th January 1936.