Tavish Davidson was born in 1876 and commissioned into the 60th Rifles in 1896. He served in South Africa and attended Staff College in 1905. He was involved in the Haldane Reforms and planning the BEF’s deployment to France 1914.
After the War he became an MP until 1931 when he pursued his business interest. Haig: Master of the Field was first published in 1953, a year before his death.