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Hertfordshire Yeomanry and Artillery: Honours and Awards by J.D. Sainsbury

Honours and Awards

£7.50

Description

A useful supplement to all four volumes of the history of the Hertfordshire Yeomanry and Artillery units, this very fully researched account lists awards for gallantry, for meritorious service and for long and efficient service, giving citations for gallantry and meritorious service awards wherever possible.

 

Detailed Description

A useful supplement to all four volumes of the history of the Hertfordshire Yeomanry and Artillery units, this very fully researched account lists awards for gallantry, for meritorious service and for long and efficient service, giving citations for gallantry and meritorious service awards wherever possible. Awards of Coronation and Jubilee Medals are also listed, as are various forms of commendation, including the Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificate for outstanding service in the Territorial Army.

Colonel J.D. Sainsbury was commissioned in the Royal Artillery during National Service, which he spent with a field regiment in Germany. After retiring from a career at the Bank of England, he then spent twenty years as a historical consultant and archivist in the Honours and Awards Branch of the Military Secretary’s Department of the MoD. As a Territorial Army officer he served in local field artillery units and in a variety of staff jobs, until retiring in 2000. He was appointed OBE (Military Division) in the 1997 New Year Honours. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 1991 for his work preserving and recording the history of military units raised in Hertfordshire.

ISBN 978-0-948527-09-8; June 2006, 152pp; Paperback