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A Group of One

Here we have a gold award medal inscribed “U. W. REGIMENTAL PRIZE DRILL” on an otherwise plain cross and wreath shaped medal. The brooch is inscribed with the name “Lee H. Huntley” which presented me with a research challenge. As it turned out Mr. Huntley was University of Wisconsin Class of 1908 and won this military ROTC (then known as the Corps of Cadets) award for drill in 1906. He graduated with a civil engineering degree and never spent day in the military or earned any other military medals. So here we have a single military medal which is also one man’s complete group.