Regimental Historian (online) Lectures: 7 of 8: Black Ice

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Regimental Historian Lecture Series 2022/23

Wednesday 11th January, 6.30-7.30pm: Black Ice

A new and unique monthly online lecture series from our Regimental Historian, Christopher Joll.

Cost per lecture: £5.00

Full lecture series available @ £25 for all 8 lectures (here)

Purchase instigates a downloadable PDF containing full information including Zoom details.

Thank you for supporting our museum’s fundraising efforts.

About the lecture:

The life story of LCpl Corie Mapp of The Life Guards, who left his home in Barbados on a one-way, self-funded ticket to join the Household Cavalry, served at HCMR, notching up a number of ‘firsts’ for a Barbadian, and then while serving with HCR lost both legs in Afghanistan to an IED whilst under Taliban fire. Undaunted, within a month he was walking on prosthetic legs and within 5 years had become the World Para Bobsleigh champion.

About the speaker:

Christopher Joll is a former officer in The Life Guards and the Regimental Historian of the Household Cavalry. He is also a serial author of novels and histories, a guest speaker for several cruise lines, a regular contributor at literary festivals, and an audio and video podcaster for the Household Cavalry Museum. He is currently working on a history of the important collection of historical relics and art, including Napoleon’s underwear and campaign carriage that were lost in the fire at Madame Tussaud’s in 1925.

For more information see www.christopherjoll.com.

 

 

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Regimental Historian Lecture Series 2022/23

Wednesday 11th January, 6.30-7.30pm: Black Ice

A new and unique monthly online lecture series from our Regimental Historian, Christopher Joll.

Cost per lecture: £5.00

Full lecture series available @ £25 for all 8 lectures (here)

Purchase instigates a downloadable PDF containing full information including Zoom details.

Thank you for supporting our museum’s fundraising efforts.

About the lecture:

The life story of LCpl Corie Mapp of The Life Guards, who left his home in Barbados on a one-way, self-funded ticket to join the Household Cavalry, served at HCMR, notching up a number of ‘firsts’ for a Barbadian, and then while serving with HCR lost both legs in Afghanistan to an IED whilst under Taliban fire. Undaunted, within a month he was walking on prosthetic legs and within 5 years had become the World Para Bobsleigh champion.

About the speaker:

Christopher Joll is a former officer in The Life Guards and the Regimental Historian of the Household Cavalry. He is also a serial author of novels and histories, a guest speaker for several cruise lines, a regular contributor at literary festivals, and an audio and video podcaster for the Household Cavalry Museum. He is currently working on a history of the important collection of historical relics and art, including Napoleon’s underwear and campaign carriage that were lost in the fire at Madame Tussaud’s in 1925.

For more information see www.christopherjoll.com.