Sidney Allinson

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Novelist/military historian, copywriter.
Location Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Introduction Sidney Allinson. A Canadian novelist, military historian, and advertising consultant. He is author of six books, was creative director of three advertising agencies, and communications policy advisor to the Ontario Government. www.esid.info His factual military history, "THE BANTAMS: The Untold Story Of World War One," is now published by Pen and Sword Books in the UK. Sidney also wrote JEREMY KANE: A Canadian historical adventure novel of the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion and its brutal aftermath in the Australian penal colonies. His latest is "KRUGER'S GOLD: A novel of the Anglo-Boer War." Sidney served overseas with the Royal Air Force, is a past-Director of the Royal Canadian Military Institute, and received the Boulter Award for outstanding writing. Born in England, a long-time resident of Toronto, he now lives in Victoria, British Columbia, where he is Chairman of the Pacific Coast Branch of the Western Front Association, and President of the Sir Winston Churchill Society of Vancouver Island. Currently, Sidney is working on a novel about the 1942 Dieppe Raid, and a history of the first fifty years of the Victoria Cross.
Interests writing, military history, advertising copywriter, and managing my web sites.
Favorite Books KRUGER'S GOLD: A novel of the Anglo-Boer War, OLIVER WISWELL, RAGS OF GLORY, NORTHWEST PASSAGE, JEREMY KANE: A Canadian historical adventure novel of the 1837 Mackenzie rebellion and its brutal aftermath in the Australian penal colonies, THE BANTAMS: The untold story of World War One