'Monty's Mentor: Major General Sandilands' a talk by Terry Dean
24 Jul

The story of James Walter Sandilands who uses his pre-war experiences in fighting the Dervishes and Boers to quickly progress from Captain to Brigadier General on the Western Front. He gives his young Brigade-Major (Captain Montgomery) lessons and experiences he would never forget.

 

We meet at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start. 

 

IMAGES:

James Walter Sandilands. Public Domain. Wikipedia. 

Montgomery with a fellow Officer of 104th Brigade, 35th Division. Public Domain. Wikipedia. 

 

Leyland and Farington Club, 1 Derby Street Leyland PR25 4NU
Stan Grosvenor, w1f2aley@gmail.com
24 Jul 2017 19:30