Listening Post No 10: Christopher Newbould: Presiding over a decade of the Realities of War

Colonel Christopher Newbould CB, who died in 2021, was an influential battlefield guide.

He was a founder member of the Guild of Battlefield Guides and a key member of the Validation team. He  was the lead guide for the Royal British Legion’s battlefield tour programme and, later, Spirit of Remembrance.   During his time with the Royal British Legion he was the pioneer guide for a Realities of War programme for soldiers under training, He then recruited , trained and managed the Legion guides for what was probably the largest single single  battlefield tour programme in the UK.  He recruited dozens of guides into the trade.

Christopher was a retired officer of the Gloucestershire Regiment, There is more about him on obituaries by

The RBGW Association

The Times

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You can hear Chris Scott talking about his friend Christopher Newbould here

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