My Books and Articles


From the fight for Britain to the fight for Bread: Portsmouth and the impact of the First World War 1914-1925, (The Portsmouth Papers, 2014), co-authored with Daniel Kneller

Portsmouth’s First World War Heroes (November 2013, The History Press).

Portsmouth’s Second World War Heroes (2012, The History Press).

Articles Published

‘Experts Choice’ in ‘Best Websites’, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, November 2012 (Issue 66)

‘Researching a Red Beret’, Britain at War Magazine, February 2009

‘George Stebbing (1775-1847) and Joseph Rankin Stebbing (1809-1874): Two lives examined’, Southampton Local History Forum Journal, Winter 2008 click here to read

‘George Stebbing (1775-1847): an instrument maker in early nineteenth century Portsmouth Society’, University of Portsmouth unpublished dissertation, 2005 (available to read at Portsmouth Museum and Record Office and the University of Portsmouth Library, or contact me for a digital copy)

9 responses to “My Books and Articles

  1. given your interest in the falkland isles suggest you look at the timeline of naval movements and mobilisation orders particularly from gibralter.hms glamorgan could be useful. it could explain why henry leach was not given an honour by thatcher

    • James Daly

      Sounds interesting, I must admit it’s not an issue that I am aware of. Come to think of it it is intriguing that the FSL who was instrumental in the war didn’t receive any kind of honour above and beyong what FSL’s are usually given ‘with the rations’ anyway. I always thought that he was well thought of by Thatcher?

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