About the Author

Ned Malet de Carteret

Ned was born in Jersey in 1961. He is the second son of the late Seigneur de St Ouen, Philip Malet de Carteret (1932-2013) a stockbroker for 50 years and Mary Patricia Burke (Pat - 1927-1998) who was born in Glencar, County Sligo. She was a Ward Sister at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London where they met. My father lost the sight in his right eye from a tennis accident during his second year at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

Ned was educated at St. Michael's Preparatory School, Jersey and Canford School, Dorset where he attended Franklin House (Philip’s house 1947-50).

He started his career in the Offshore Finance industry in 1979, firstly at Morgan Grenfell (now Deutsche Bank) and spent 18 out 26 years working as a Stockbroker and Investment manager for a variety of institutions in Jersey. More recently he has been self-employed in Direct Sales and Marketing.

He is currently Vice-Chairman of the St. Helier Rates Assessment Committee.

Ned is a keen amateur Military Historian specialising in WW1 and the Victoria Cross. He has visited the Western Front battlefields many times since the mid 1990’s and also Gallipoli.

He is a founder member of the Channel Islands Great War Study Group and Life Friend of the Imperial War Museum and The Wardrobe in Salisbury (The Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiments' Museum). He is a member of War Memorials Trust and the Gallipoli Association. Locally he is a member of the Societe Jersiase and is a long term member of the WWF.