J.D. Sainsbury

Colonel J.D. Sainsbury was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, in 1938 and commissioned in the Royal Artillery during National Service, which he spent with a field regiment in Germany. On release from full-time service he joined the Bank of England, where he worked until taking early retirement in 1989. He then spent twenty years as a historical consultant and archivist in the Honours and Awards Branch of the Military Secretary's Department of the Ministry of Defence. As a Territorial Army...See more