David G. Alexander

David G.
Alexander

David Alexander was born in Peru of British parents and has lived and worked in Madrid for many years. He has travelled extensively both for business and pleasure, but also enjoys the quiet attractions of the English countryside from his home in the Wiltshire village of Urchfont which he shares with his wife, Amanda. They have two sons, Robert and Scott.

Author's books

The unprofessional soldier

Synopsis

Are lessons ever really learned? Incredibly detailed and highly emotive, "The Unprofessional Soldier" provides a powerful first-person account of the Mesopotamian campaign of the Great War. David Alexander has cleverly interwoven his grandfather's original manuscript and diaries with recollections of conversations together and additional material on the wider context of the campaign. The result is a moving tale of what drives a man to become a soldier and motivates him to fight, to kill and to...

Author's News

The Unprofessional Soldier - Memoirs of a Foot Soldier in the Mesopotamian Campaign of the Great War

David G. Alexander on BBC Radio Berkshire’s Bill Buckley's Afternoon Show

Take a listen to David G. Alexander on BBC Radio Berkshire’s Bill Buckley's Afternoon Show, talking about his newly published book 'The Unprofessional Soldier - Memoirs of a Foot Soldier in the Mesopotamian Campaign of the Great War' here:

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