About the Author
Business Consultant Richard Mead has been researching for, and writing this, his first book, for the past fifteen years. He lives in Gloucestershire. During his distinguished career Lt Gen Sir Alistair Irwin has been GOC Northern Ireland (2000-2003), Colonel of the Black Watch, and Adjutant-General (2003-2005). Now retired, he is, inter alia, the Army member of the War Graves Commission, President of the Royal British Legion, Scotland, and Joint President of the Officer's Association.