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Our Specialist Guides


Bringing battlefield tours to life

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All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.

Guides profiles

Learn more about each of our guides

Paul Reed

Paul Reed


Our Head Battlefields Guide with a life-long interest in military history, Paul has worked on numerous T.V. documentaries.

Gary Ashley

Gary Ashley


Lifelong collector with an interest in military history from Roman times to modern day. Lives in Northern France.

Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball


Lifelong interest in WW1/WW2 and specialises in Arnhem and Operation Market Garden as well as Dunkirk.

Scott Brand

Scott Brand


Interest in WW1 and WW2, especially Arnhem as his father fought there. Served in Australian Army, also guides Vietnam tours.

Tony Carr

Tony Carr


Lifelong enthusiast and collector, he has a remarkable knowledge of WW1 and WW2 battlefields.

Niall Cherry

Niall Cherry


Former Airborne Medic, he is an Arnhem specialist and author, and guides both WW1 and WW2 tours.

Charlotte Czyzyk

Charlotte Czyzyk


Works at IWM North and first visited battlefields with her grandfather, a D-Day veteran. Specialises in the Holocaust.

Paul Errington

Paul Errington


Former Gunner and Police Officer, he has an impressive knowledge of the German Army in WW2 and Tank Warfare.

Fred Greenhow

Fred GreenhowMBE


Retired from the Royal Artillery having served in the Falklands. Specialises in WW2 including Normandy and the Holocaust.

Bob Hilton

Bob Hilton


Former soldier who served in the Falklands, he has written his first book on Arnhem and guides WW2 tours.

Ian Hodkinson

Ian Hodkinson


Former RAF serviceman, with interest in WW1 and WW2. Currently specialising in WW1 and Italian Campaign for WW2.

Marc Hope

Marc Hope


Former soldier with a passion for WW1 and WW2, has been visiting battlefields for over 20 years and been guiding with Leger since 2006.

Kevin Little

Kevin Little


Visiting WW1 battlefields for over 30 years inspired by his family who fought at Ypres and the Somme. Specialises in WW1.

David McCormack

David McCormack


Historian and author, specialising in the history of the Holocaust and the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.

Iain McHenry

Iain McHenry


Former service with the Royal Military Police, he has written about underground warfare and works as a battlefield archaeologist.

Bill McQuade

Bill McQuade


Served in Berlin with Royal Scots Greys and guides a wide variety of battlefield tours from Waterloo to Cold War.

Colin Parslow

Colin Parslow


Former service as an infantry officer and extensive experience as a Battlefield Guide with the Royal British Legion.

Vic Piuk

Vic Piuk


Former journalist, he lives on the Somme and specialises in WW1, especially war poetry. Author of several books.

Paul Prendergast

Paul Prendergast


Having worked for the Post Office, he has a passion for WW1 and has researched the Post Office Rifles.

Keith Quibell

Keith Quibell


Served as a Police Officer and used to take WW1 veterans across to the battlefields. He has guided WW1 tours for 19 years.

Carl Shilleto

Carl Shilleto


Author with specialism in the Normandy Campaign. He has been guiding D-Day tours since 1998 and has written many books.

Norman Sibbald

Norman Sibbald


Retired Engineer, he guides WW2 tours with a passion for Commando Operations and the Air War over Europe.

Peter Smith

Peter Smith


Former RAF and Police Officer, he has been visiting battlefields for over 30 years with specialism in WW1 and WW2.

Tim Thurlow

Tim Thurlow


Former Police Officer with lifelong interest in WW1, especially the Somme battlefields which he has visited for over 30 years.

David Warren

David Warren


Authority in many fields of military history and specialist in the Peninsular War, Waterloo and Dunkirk and Maginot Line.

Peter Williams

Peter Williams


After working in adult education, Peter has been guiding for Leger for over 15 years. Specialises in WW1 and Maginot Line.

Jon Wort

Jon Wort


Served an Army officer, he specialises in WW1 and WW2, and also the Burma Campaign. Former Royal British Legion Guide.