Join us for a talk and Q&A hosted by Philip Neame MBE, where he will delve into the extraordinary life of his father Philip Neame VC.
Philip Neame MBE is General Neame’s youngest son. In this presentation he will throw light on the remarkable and varied life of his father Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Neame VC.
Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Neame VC (12 December 1888 – 28 April 1978) was a senior British Army officer and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth Forces, and the winner of an Olympic Games gold medal; he is the only person to achieve both distinctions.
Philip Neame MBE has recently had his own memoir of the Falklands War published by Pen & Sword – Penal Company on the Falklands: A Memoir of the Parachute Regiment at War 1982.
Friday 4th November, 7-9pm (Including interval and book signing)