Illustrated throughout in black and white and with 8 pages of colour plates. 1999 marked the 130th anniversary of the award of the first Queen's medal for Shooting to Sergeant T.B. Ryle of the 4th Regiment of Foot. so began the story of the Sovereign's premier award for shooting that is still presented each year to the Champion Shot of the Navy, Army and Air Force at Bisley, and one or two Commonwealth countries. This book traces the history of the medal , lists all recipients of the King's and Queen's Medal and has photographs and profile of over 100 winners. It also contains many interesting facts and figures about the weapons used, matches fired and results achieved. This book will be of great interest to shooters, medal collectors and anyone interested in military and social history.