Winner of The Templer Medal Announced.
The Society is delighted to announce that the Winner of the Templer Medal Book Prize for 2014 is National Service by Richard Vinen published by Penguin (Random House).
Alice Parker - First Prize (Undergraduate category) from University of Liverpool whose subject was 'To what extent were the officers and men of Wellington's army responsible for the negative image of Britain's role in the Peninsular War (1808-1814), that has to a very large extent held sway in Spain right down to the current era?'
Liam Davison - Runner-up (Undergraduate category) from University of East Anglia whose subject was 'Wilderness of Warfare?' To what extent can it be argued that conventional tactics failed in the Anglo-French war in North America 1754-1760?
Lucy Richardson - First Prize ( Schools category) from Woodbridge School, Suffolk whose subject as ' To what extent was Douglas Haig a bad General?'
Vinura Abeysekera - Runner-up ( Schools category) from Gateway College, Colombo, Sri Lanka whose subject was 'History of the British Army: evolution of the British Raj and the British Indian Army'.