John Lewes is the nephew and biographer of Lt. Jock Lewes (Jock Lewes Co-Founder of the SAS, published by Pen & Sword Books, 2000) and has recently completed his latest novel, 'A Spy After All' based on a true story full of love, loyalty, treachery and adventure. The inspiration for the hero of the story, Jock Steel, is based on the the author’s uncle, Lt. Jock Lewes. A Spy After All is available now on Amazon.
In 2012, John Lewes opened the new SAS War Diary Display at Airborne Assault at IWM Duxford. The author still holds the very first SAS notebook which is currently unpublished. See a picture of the front cover of the first notebook with the first SAS plans and jottings by Lt. Jock Lewes. A few years before, the author spoke at the Unveiling of the Jock Lewes Memorial at an army base in Hereford. His Royal Highness Prince William unveiled the magnificent bronze statue of Lieutenant Jock Lewes. The author was a Flying Officer in the RAF Volunteer Reserve (VRT) and is an Honorary Member of the Welsh Guards Association.