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“Reticent as the Sphinx as to his own Valour:” The War Experience of Lieutenant Samuel Honey, VC, DCM, MM
Lieutenant Samuel Honey, VC, DCM, MM served in the Canadian Corps from 1916 to his death on 30 September 1918 during the Hundred Days campaign. Based on Honey’s letters and correspondence, this article offers a new perspective into his wartime experiences, the challenge of leadership, and his own insight into his role as a hero.
Le lieutenant Samuel Honey, VC, DCM, M.M. a servi dans le Corps canadien de 1916 à sa mort le 30 septembre 1918 pendant la campagne des Cent Jours. Inspiré des lettres et de la correspondance du lieutenant Honey, cet article apporte un nouveau regard sur ses expériences en temps de guerre, la difficulté de diriger et sa propre vision de son rôle de héros.
Cook, Tim and Parsons, Jessica "“Reticent as the Sphinx as to his own Valour:” The War Experience of Lieutenant Samuel Honey, VC, DCM, MM." Canadian Military History 29, 1 (2020)