| Michael Barthorp|| Writer|
| Wellington College, Berkshire|
Marlborough's army - 1702‑11, The Zulu War, The British Troops in the Indian, Indian infantry regiments, Afghan wars and the North
Michael Barthorp Wikipedia
Michael Barthorp is a British historian and writer, specialising in military history and military uniforms. He lives in the Channel Islands.
Barthorp attended Wellington Collegeuntil the end of World War II. In September 1945, he joined the Rifle Brigade under Universal Conscription and was demobilised in 1958. After some time with the Royal Hampshire Territorials, he exchanged for a regular commission in the Northamptonshire Regiment in which his family had served for three generations.
Major Barthorp retired from service in 1968 to become a military historian and writer.
He is a member of the Victorian Military Society, and has contributed to their magazine Soldiers of the Queen.