David was born 1962 in Leeds. His interest in the Great War was revived three years ago when researching his Grandfather and Great Uncle. Main area of research: 10th West Yorkshire Regiment and Fricourt.
Recent guest speaker at AGM of The Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery (From Battlefield to Beckett Street: Pte. Herbert Middleton). Further talks planned for 2010 in Leeds. Other interests include Crime and Juvenile Delinquency and Cemetery Research (Mid-19th C).
BA Hons (Humanities), Leeds Metropolitan University (LMU). Plans to return to finish his MA in Social and Cultural History before applying for MPhil or PhD.
Currently single (one daughter), he joined the WFA two years ago.