Murray Rowlands was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1941. After graduating from Victoria University of Wellington he worked in the New Zealand Civil Service. In 1968 he travelled to Britain for post-graduate study. He became Assistant Principal at Hammersmith and West London College and a Director at Morley College in London. In 1970 he was a foundation tutor for the Open University in Social Science. In 2004 he published his first novel 'The Andropov Tapes' based around events in Eastern Europe. He has written three works of military history including Aldershot in The Great War and Hampshire At War 1939-1945 (Pen and Sword Military, 2018). He lives at Camberley, Surrey.
"... a slim biography that includes an account of the bitter controversies over tactics during the Battle of Britain that led to Park's temporary banishment in 1941-42."-- "A Blog on Winston Churchill"