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Celia Lee is an Honours graduate in Humanities of the Open University and an Honorary Research Fellow of the Department for First World War Studies, University of Birmingham. A member of the British Commission for Military History as well as joint-chair of the Women in War group and English speaking press executive for the Polish Hearth Club, South Kensington, London, Celia is author of Winston & Jack The Churchill Brothers; The Churchills A Family Portrait, HRH The Duke of Kent A Life of Service; joint editor of and contributor to Women in War From Home Front to Front Line.She is a member of the International Churchill Society (ICS); the Biographers Club; the Gallipoli Association; the Western Front Association; The Douglas Haig Fellowship and is an honorary member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Tennessee Chapter of ICS.


Celia gives talks and lectures on Jean Hamilton and Gallipoli from her diaries; and the Churchills, including the inaugural lecture at the setting up of the Chartwell Branch of the International Churchill Society 2010; HRH The Duke of Kent and the importance of his charity work. She has spoken in England, Scotland, Hungary and the US.She lives in London and has been married for 50 years to John Lee, the biographer of General Sir Ian Hamilton.