A Genealogical Query

Also in the June mailbag came this email from Janice Harris in New Zealand, who found her great-uncle listed in one of Sir Martin’s Indexes on the website:

“I’m researching my genealogy, and my great uncle, Samuel Howes, was chauffeur to Sir Winston Churchill during the Wilderness Years.  I found a reference to some stories that Sam wrote about his time in the job – those stories being included in one of the many books by Sir Martin Gilbert.  From the Indexes available on this website, it is looking like they are in The Churchill Documents, Volume 12:  The Wilderness Years.  Would you be able to confirm it is the Volume 12 book that I should be looking for?

“I live in New Zealand and I’m struggling to locate the specific book through our libraries, so unable to access the stories.  Any suggestions you can offer would be gratefully appreciated.”

I was able to put her in touch with Hillsdale College Press, the publishers of the official Churchill biography, for information on Samuel Howes.

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