About the Author:
Martin Watts is Principal Research Fellow at Canterbury Christchurch University. His research centres on the military, political and social effects of conflict, using primary source material from both official and personal archives, to explain the lived experience of those involved. In addition, Martin is interested in the strong connections between Kent and the armed forces during both world wars. He is now engaged with the Whitstable Maritime Project. His publications include ‘The Jewish Legion and the First World War’ (Palgrave Macmillan).