The Royal Military School of Music - Silver Medals

A Silver Medal has been awarded annually to a Student Bandmaster of the Royal Military School of Music since 1908. The School occupies Kneller Hall  in Twickenham, which is recognized as the home of Army music since its foundation in 1857. Originally known as The Military School of Music, it received its Royal title in 1887.

 

Past Winners:

1908 - Henry Louis Condon Finucane

1909 - Rudolph O'Donnell

1910 - William Malcolm Robinson

1911 - Charles Escudier Richardson

1912 - Horace Edwin Dowell

1913 - Leo Paul Bradley

1914 - William Cresswell

1915 - B W O'Donnell

1916 - Thomas W Stoppard

1917 - Edwin Charles Griffin

1918 - William Norris Campbell

1919 - Thomas Francis

1920 - Howard Hounsley

1921 - Arthur Pullinger

1922 - Samuel Achibald Guilmant

1923 - William James Duthoit

1924 - Henry Clay Jarman

1925 - None selected

1926 - Sam Rhodes

1927 - Geo W Hespe

1928 - S Albert Ironbarrow

1929 - Arthur Hiblient

1930 - J A Dalrymple

1931 - A J Allen

1932 - Arthur Brunsden

1933 - C E Dennis

1934 - A L Streeter

1935 - C F West

1936 - B H Brown

1937 - A L Wallace

1938 - H E Roberts

1939 - A R Cheffoo

1940 - T Davies

1941 - Thomas Clegg

1942 - Archibald Wilson

1943 - V R E House

1944 - O Birkin and K  A Elloway

1945 - W G J Lemon

1946 - T G Prue

1947 - H A Kenney

1948 - T L Sharpe

1949 - J Baker

1950 - P Cane

1951 - A Brown

1952 - R A Y Mitchell

1953 - D Snowden

1954 - Captain J B MacDowell

1955 - George Haile and S B M Francis

1956 - R A Ridings

1957 - David Southerns

1958 - Roy Arthur Hunt

1959 - S W Patch

1960 - Brian Erwin Hicks

1961 - Thomas Charlton

1962 - Derek Stannard

1963 - George Charles Naylor

1964 - Bernardos G M Bogisch

1965 - John Alfred Brush

1966 - Horace William Carter

1967 - Robert Arthur Smith

1968 - Roger Granfell Tomlinson

1969 - Frank Arhut Renton

1970 - James Gerard McColl

1971 - Philip Robert Evans

1972 - Chivee Lye Teo

1973 - John Goodier Lewis

1974 - Roger Graham Swift

1975 - David J Marshall

1976 - Peter Jackson

1977 - Julian C Robinson

1978 - Band Colour Sergeant G A Kingston

1979 - Student Bandmaster M J Pegram

1980 - Student Bandmaster T E Pickering

1981 - T E Pickering

1982 - P K Kane

1983 - D Burton

1984 - A R Chatburn

1985 - G Lloyd

1986 - I R Peap

1987 - T W Whittingham

1988 - C R Meldrum

1989 - J R Young

1990 - Student Bandmaster Somkiat Julaopas

1991 - B Wassell

1992 - Bandmaster D J Bertie

1993 - K F N Roberts

1994 - G C Henderson

1995 - A Knox

1996 - M E Smith

1997 - A R Adams

1998 - Student Bandmaster Prateep (Royal Thai Army)

1999 - Evan Edward Frost

2000 - Warrant Officers S Haw and Sarah Martin (or G Jones)

2001 - Musician J B Gibson

2002 - Student Bandmaster D B Hammond

2003 - Student Bandmaster Justin Mathews

2004 - Student Bandmaster Justin Gooch

2005 - Student Bandmaster Warrant Officer Michael D.Walters

2006 - Student Bandmaster Evan Frost

2007 - Student Bandmaster, K Khongsabai

2008 - Student Bandmaster Warrant Officer Justin Heggarty

2009 - Student Bandmaster Band Sergeant Bywater

2010 - Bandmaster Peter Brydon

2011 - Bandmaster Warrant Officer P Wood

2012 - Bandmaster William Casson-Smith

2013 - Bandmaster Estelle Gouws

2014 - Bandmasters Richard Burton and Benjamin Ruffer

2015 - Bandmaster Joe Barrett

2016 - Bandmaster Colour Sergeant Evatt Gibson

2017 - Bandmaster Sergeant Michael McGowan

2018 - Not awarded

2019 - Bandmaster Sergeant Brendan Gudgeon

2020 - No course