“He wanted to ensure that these men and women received the very best clinical help to get them on their journey back into work and into life beyond injury.

“Gerald resolved to do something about it and in typical fashion, he launched this remarkable initiative himself.

“With a personal gift of £50 million, he made the first step towards building what will become a 21st-century version of Headley Court.”

The Duke of Cambridge also found a way to bring up his son, Prince George to the attendees mostly from the financial sector.