Sapper History

 

Martin Stoneham who is based near Sevenoaks, Kent [UK]

 

is a military historian specialising in the work of

the Corps of Royal Engineers and its predecessor Corps.

 

He served in the Corps of Royal Engineers from 1963 until 1970.

His interest in military history was sparked by one of his GCE English

Literature examination texts: Winston Churchill: My Early Life.

On joining the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Engineers

he was immersed in the history of the Corps.

On completion of his regular service engagement he joined the National Health Service

taking early retirement from a senior management position in 1995.

He then established his own business as a computer specialist working from his home.

He is now working solely on researching, writing and talking about military history.

 

Martin is Chairman of the Friends of the Royal Engineers Museum.

He is a Member of the Institution of Royal Engineers, a Companion of the

Institute of Healthcare Management, a Member of the Chartered Institute

of Purchasing and Supply, a Member of the Chartered Management Institute

and various military history associations.

 

He is a regular visitor to the Western Front and the Normandy beaches,

he has also visited the major Peninsular War battlefield sites.

 

He is actively involved with the Royal British Legion and ABF: The Soldiers Charity.

In addition to writing for journals he gives illustrated talks on

various topics details of which can be found on the next page.

 

For more information email sapper@stoneham.org or call 01474 853014.

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Based near Sevenoaks, Kent UK