Did You Know?
In the many books written about the campaign after the First World War, there is a constantly repeated belief that posterity would never forget what happened there. Such and such a regiment's bayonet charge will 'go down in history'; the deed is 'immortal' or 'imperishable; is enshrined forever in the records of the past. But who in this generation has heard of the Lancashire Landing, or Gully ...
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1946 and the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1968 for his services to literature.