Sir David Petrie KCVO
1879 - 1961

Awarded King's Police Medal, Punjab and NW Frontier Province Police, India
Director-Intelligence Bureau, Government of India

David Petrie was educated at Milne's Institution and graduated with an MA degree from the University of Aberdeen in 1900. He immediately entered the Indian Police where he served a distinguished career . His professionalism in the Punjab Criminal Investigation Department led to a series of special duties not least overseeing the visits of HRH Duke of Connaught and HRH Prince of Wales in 1921-22. He was greatly involved in the Indian Red Cross Society and the St John Ambulance Association.